Category Archives: Social Justice

June 14th, 2020 by 
Project-Based Climate Literacy & Action The Science of Climate Change & Climate Action Climate literacy should be an essential part of every child's learning. It is important and deeply pertinent to their life and the health of the planet. This project-based class has students investigate the science while they look at what they can do to make a difference. An important goal for this class is that students feel and how worked to be the change they want in the world. Students create their own personal action plans, write letters to policymakers, and create their own educational outreach materials. In …
June 10th, 2020 by 
Protest Songs through History: A Reading, Writing, and Listening Project If music is the pulse of a generation, then the times our have been racing are captured in protest songs. We can learn so much not only about the events that inspired these emotional, passionate displays but also about how music offers a platform for people who feel otherwise unheard. This class uses Dorian Lynskey’s book 33 Revolutions per Minute to explore 12  protest songs ranging from 1939-2008. Learners will explore pieces like Billie Holiday’s “Strange Fruit,” Carl Bean’s “I Was Born This Way,” Public Enemy’s “Fight the Power,” and Green …
June 8th, 2020 by 
Understanding Identity: Introduction to Intersectionality Studies “Identity” is a concept that we see many people discuss and share today.  In this course, we will learn how identity is thought of, expressed, and talked about. We will also explore historical and social contexts for how people with different identities have been treated when they were not in the majority.   We will also explore the concept of "intersectionality," which is an important concept today that helps us to understand how social differences and categories affect how people live their lives. We will discuss how this concept brings together gender, race/ethnicity, LGBTQIAA+ …
June 6th, 2020 by 
World War Z and the Real World We will use the book, World War Z, as a focal point to open discussion about complex world issues. Starting with the text, we will explore the sociopolitical issues that contributed to the zombie conflict in the book, then expand our discussion to understand the real world inspirations for the topics. Taught by Sabrina Weiss Enroll in ClassWhat Makes SEA Online Classes Special Class Duration: August 31-December 18 Class Size: 3-8 learners Age Range: 14+ Full Enrollment: $360 Full Enrollment with Feedback Add-On: $400 Full Class Description We will use the book, World …
April 7th, 2020 by 
What is Intersectionality? "Intersectionality" is an important concept today that helps us to understand how social differences and categories affect how people live their lives. In this course, we will discuss how this concept brings together gender, race/ethnicity, LGBTQIAA+ studies, and other ideas to better explain how the same thing in society can be very different across people. Taught by Sabrina Weiss Enroll in ClassWhat Makes SEA Online Classes Special Class Duration: June 29-July 12 Class Size: 3-8 learners Age Range: 14+ Total Price: $40 Full Class Description "Intersectionality" is an important concept today that helps us to understand how …