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Stamped for Kids (Racism, Anti-Racism, and You) Book Study - Banned Books Series

In this course, students will have the chance to learn about how racism effects our everyday life (critical race theory) and how we can be anti-racists.
Kind Academy - Online School for Future Leaders
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40 minutes
per class
Once per week
over 4 weeks
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Class Experience

Upon completion of the course, the students will:
• Gain an appreciation of the richness, diversity, and contributions of African American culture to national and international life and the world.
• Reaffirm the fact that civilization in the United States is not the result of the work and energy of one people, but is the result of the contributions of African Americans and many other groups.
• Develop knowledge of important people, events, and ideas that have played a key role in shaping the history and culture of African Americans, and the history and culture of the United States.
There are connecting threads present throughout the course. These threads are reflective of major aspects of, and influences on African American life. Some of the major themes to be developed throughout the course will include the:
• Enduring presence of Africanisms – those patterns of life which emanated from Africa – and their impact on African American life in the United States.
• Impact of racism and colonialism – individual and institutional – on Africans and African Americans.
• Origins and development of slavery and its negative impact on Africa and the United States..
• Development of African American nationalism as a result of the segregated nature of American society.
• Participation of African Americans in each of the nation’s wars and conflicts.
This may be a sensitive topic to families who are used to the Eurocentric history perspective. 
I am certified in the following:
School Counseling K-12
Special Education K-12
Elementary Education K-6
and was required to take classes on cultural competence, diversity, inclusion, and African American History while receiving my Master's so that I could teach students of marginalized groups.

I am a Florida certified guidance counselor with a Master's in School Counseling. My graduate degree required classes on issues of cultural inclusion, race, and diversity. I have also taught anti-racism during my time as a school counselor in public schools. 
Specifically, I had to take:
Counseling Theories and Applications
Cultural Diversity and Advocacy
Mental Health in Schools
Counseling Children and Adolescents		

Teacher Expertise:
During undergrad and graduate school, I took the following courses which make me qualified to teach this subject. I  have a degree connected to the topic they are teaching or additional training/education related to the topic. 

Intro to the Study of History 
African-American History 
World History 
American History 

During my college courses and afterward I have also had to study the following books
Through Our Own Eyes: A Journey into African American History by Joseph Edelin M.Ed.
African American History: A Journey of Liberation by Dr. Asante 
They Came Before Columbus by Ivan Van Sertima
Black Indians: A Hidden History by William Lorenz Katz 
A Young People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn
I have also completed a course using the textbook Classical Africa by Dr. Asante 

I have also completed this course: Unit 1: Ancient Africa - The Cradle of Civilization 
from  Education for Life Academy: Where Black History Lives 
As well as learning all the content in the African Studies Institute from the University of Florida found here

I have a degree connected to the topic  I am teaching and additional training/education related to the topic. (My Masters's is in Guidance & Counseling with classes to include cultural competence, diversity, inclusion, and African American History from a Decolonized Perspective.) I am also certified in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion from the University of Florida. 

I am also an activist who assists with protesting against racial injustices, I have taught this curriculum with my students in the past, and have experienced racism in my own life. 

As well as learned all the content in the African Studies Institute from the University of Florida found here (This is a course for teachers offered in the Summer in Florida each year and speaks highly of African Empires)

I have also taught Black History starting with Ancient Africa to Preschool, Elementary, Middle, and High School students over my 10 years as an educator. I have a Master's Degree in School Counseling and can teach up to 12th grade. I am certified in  Elementary Education, Guidance and Counseling, and Special Education. My undergraduate degree is in Education and Interdisciplinary Studies.
Reading of the chapters is required before class. A study guide will also be given to help support and deepen understanding of this text. 
There will be individual homework each week to include
Hands-on projects 

Outside Homework will be about 30-45 minutes per week. 
Please purchase and begin reading the book before class. You can find this book pretty much anywhere but here is a link for your convenience. 
Stamped (For Kids): Racism, Antiracism, and You by Sonja Cherry-Paul (Adapter), Jason Reynolds  (Author), Ibram X. Kendi (Author), Rachelle Baker (Illustrator) 
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
No assessment will be given
40 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
During class, we will establish or review ground rules for the respectful discussion of political dialogue in class. We emphasize that the goal of the work in this lesson is to increase understanding and that hateful or derogatory speech of any sort is not acceptable. We remind students that a piece of art does not owe readers consideration of every perspective; its responsibility is to present its perspective. Readers, however, can and should bring multiple perspectives to interpreting the work as long as their perspectives are grounded in facts and are presented respectfully. Violent or graphic images when discussing enslavement, politically sensitive topics in regards to marginalized groups may come up during the discussion. Non-Eurocentric views may be contrary to what has been taught previously. Please be advised.

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