Diversity Education Toolkit
Manitoba Education and Advanced Learning
This web site provides many resources to educators and youth on diversity and equity education. Topics include: Islamic history, genocide, Asian heritage, Ukrainian famine, Black history and more. Also includes sample units and lessons.
Making Space: Teaching Diversity and Social Justice Throughout the K-12 Curriculum
BC Ministry of Education
This comprehensive document is designed for teachers to promote an understanding of diversity and to support the achievement of social justice. There are curriculum connections made for every subject in each division. Includes a Social Responsibility Performance Standards Continuum.
Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario
This resource page provides a list of many publications, curriculum guides, and resources published by ETFO. While the collection is much broader than diversity, there are many pertinent documents here, including ‘Racism Hurts’ lesson plans, diversity education kits, and curriculum on First Nations in Canada.
Race and Racism in Canada: Tools for Educators
Anti-Racism Resource Centre
Curriculum resources for educators, focusing on histories and present-day realities of race and racism in Canada. Topics include: diversity in the classroom, Aboriginal education curriculum, and learning about race and racism through storytelling, among many others.
Antiracism Resources and Lesson Plans
BC Federation of Teachers
The main page for the BCTF Antiracism action group has links to lots of useful resources, information and lesson plans on topics such as Islamophobia, refugees, Indigenous histories, and civil rights. The lesson plans offer some antiracism books and curriculum guides, and several videos, such as a timeline of racism in Canada.
Show Racism the Red Card: Multicultural and Antiracist Education
BC Federation of Teachers
A 4-part lesson aid for teachers, based on a UK campaign. The document has background info for teachers, lesson plans for K-12 students, BC learning outcomes and competencies, and an extensive bibliography.
React to Racism Toolkits and Resources
City of Winnipeg
A brief document that provides links to antiracism toolkits in the province, country, and around the world.
The Kit: A Manual by Youth to Combat Racism Through Education
United Nations Association in Canada
An anti-racism resource created by Canadian youth, the kit contains information, tools, and resources. The content focuses specifically on racism against Aboriginal peoples and against Muslims.
Voices into Action
Provides free curriculum-based teaching resources and online tools on prejudice, human rights, and social justice.
Student Teacher Anti-Racism Society (STARS) Educational Resource
University of Saskatchewan
A university society that promotes anti-racism education. This site includes blog posts on many aspects of diversity and anti-racism in education.
Youth-Developed Resources and Curriculum
This web page contains a series of curriculum guides and resources developed by youth on topics like racism, Indigenous youth, Immigrant youth, and queer youth.
Walking Together: First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Perspectives in Curriculum
A comprehensive guide for teachers to show the holistic nature of First Nations, Métis and Inuit ways of knowing and share Indigenous perspectives on topics and on teaching and learning experiences.
Residential Schools Teaching Guide
Government of Northwest Territories; Government of Nunavut
A comprehensive teaching resource on the multigenerational impacts of residential schools in the North and across Canada. Teachers can order a companion DVD.
Project of the Heart
Project of Heart is an online educational tool kit to engage students in an exploration of Indigenous traditions in Canada and the history of Indian residential schools. The module is bilingual, and the site has a list of resources.
Where are the Children
The resource section of this web site supports a touring exhibition that explores the history and legacy of Canada’s Residential School System, curated by Iroquois artist Jeff Thomas. The page includes a reading list, edukit, and links to other resources, providing useful content even without the exhibit.
Aboriginal Education Teaching Resources
BC Federation of Teachers
A list of books, resources, curriculum guides and more, focusing on First Nations in BC and associated treaties. Includes a First Nations timeline and Treaty Process Awareness Test.
Curriculum for Specific Cultures
Teacher Resources on Refugees
UNHCR: The UN Refugee Agency
Some curriculum and resources to introduce topic of refugees in the classroom.
Educational Materials on Asian Cultures
Asian Heritage Society of New Brunswick
This page contains educational materials on different Asian groups in Canada, including histories and cultures.
National Council of Canadian Muslims
The publication page of the National Council of Canadian Muslims, there are several documents for educators to address islamophobia, such as ‘An Educators Guide to Islamic Religious Practices,’ and ‘Helping Students Deal with Trauma Related to Geopolitical Violence and Islamophobia’.