After the last post about the danger of the single story, I’ve been thinking about how to counteract this. Especially considering just how much information is covered in one school year, it’s easy to see how students may develop single stories all the time. So, how to present multiple perspectives, all the time ?
Here are some resources I found around addressing the single story in the classroom:
- In this blog post teacher Annie Brown explains how she addressed the single story in a lesson with her high school students.
- This Facing History and Ourselves blog post provides seven videos to use in history class (or ELA class for that matter) to start discussions.
- Good Reads has a host of lists that can be used to build out book lists, like:
I’d love to find more resources—please send them along, or share in the comments!