Preview the Tools
Culturally Responsive Minds includes a variety of teaching tools for teachers and education administrators. Our School Subscription includes all student lessons, games, protocols and professional lessons. Our Individual Subscription includes all student lessons, games and protocols.
Preview these tools below and see how Culturally Responsive Minds can benefit your teachers and students today.
Sample Student Lesson Plans
The education subscription provides your teachers and staff with a comprehensive set of lessons for grades K-12 covering a variety of topics including social emotional learning, equity and cultural competency. Each lesson, complete with common core standards, has in depth instructions on how to teach the lesson and includes support materials, protocol directions and other resources. These practical lesson plans are designed to take 15 minutes or less, and can easily be completed during advisory or morning meeting time in your classrooms. Check out examples of lesson plans that are included with this subscription.
Working for Change
Purpose: Students will be able to critique their school’s practices, to identify areas that are inequitable. Students will document and discuss their ideas through a shared writing task.
Practicing Mindfulness Using Breathing
Purpose: Students will practice managing their emotions, by practicing mindfulness.
Quit Calling Me
Purpose: Students will learn that an assumption about something or someone, is a stereotype.
Purpose: Students will be placed in small groups, to look at different prejudice related scenarios and ways of dealing with them, using a worksheet to guide their thoughts.
I am not just a...
Purpose: Students will recognize and name different parts of their cultural identity. Students will be able to name multiple identities, including those that are not visible to others.
Among other resources, CRM provides interactive games that are specifically designed to complement the lessons and activities that come with the education subscription. These games will allow teachers and students to explore equity topics visually with guided discussion questions. Take a quick peek at one of the games to find out how it supports student learning.
K-2 Gender Game
Purpose: K-2 Gender Game
Rings of Culture Vortex Game for Class and Religious Culture
Purpose: Religious Class Vortex
First Thought, Last Thought K-2
Purpose: First Thought, Last Thought K-2
First Thought, Last Thought 3-5
Purpose: First Thought, Last Thought 3-5
Professional Development Lessons
Our professional development focuses on cultural competency as well as equity topics. With eighteen different topics on equity, these lessons allow you to choose the activities that will move your staff forward on their cultural competency journey. Find out how these lessons can expand and enhance staff trainings on equity, help create change around school systems, and keep your school prepared to meet cultural competency standards in the future.
Looking at Identity
Purpose: Understanding people who do not subscribe to traditional binary norms
Gender Bias in the Classroom
Purpose: Teachers will reflect on ways that gender bias can sneak into classrooms.
Perceptions Impact Actions
Purpose: To see how our perceptions impact the actions we take
Purpose: To differentiate between healthy versus unhealthy coping skills
Purpose: Participants will learn how to use assertive statements with coworkers.
This education subscription provides over one hundred protocols that are used within the lessons to facilitate learning among diverse learners. Once you gain access to the protocols in this subscription, you can download and keep them forever. Preview the protocols that your school will receive for free, once you subscribe.
Purpose: To teach students how to synthesize information.
Purpose: To have students be able to come up with personal responses and opinions and be able to share and build upon individual or group responses.
Lines and Blobs
Purpose: To allow for movement and to group students in a variety of ways.
Mingle, Pair, Share
Purpose: To review and practice thinking about and discussing concepts learned in class and to allow for movement.