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Women’s “Herstory” Month with Minecraft: Education Edition Co-Taught Lesson
March 16, 2021 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am EDTFree Co-Taught Lesson Week
Let’s explore how Women have gotten into Good Trouble!
As we celebrate Women’s History Month and the many contributions that women past and present have bestowed upon society, join us in the Minecraft Good Trouble World as we teleport through time to meet two AMAZING Women who were catalysts for positive change:
- Women’s Right to Vote: After women win the right to vote students will help collect the first votes from women in London
- Girls’ Right to an Education: After the Taliban has destroyed the school in Malala’s village, students will help rebuild a state of the art school where girls can attend
This 90-minute, co-taught lesson is facilitated by two of the creators of the Good Trouble lesson series, Natasha Rachell and Felisa Ford – who are also current educators!
What do you need for the lesson?
- Access to Minecraft: Education Edition (downloaded on your device, and a working log in for Minecraft:EE)
- A device for each student (Minecraft:EE works on Chromebooks, Macs, iPads and PCs)
- Access to the internet (this is a livestreamed lesson via Teams Live)
How is this lesson connected to the curriculum?
- Subject areas of History, Leadership, Social Studies, and Social-Emotional Learning.
- Diversity, Tolerance, Equity & Inclusion, and Gender Equality are also discussed, showcased and explored.
- Skills explored and strengthened within these lessons include: critical thinking, character and citizenship.
- Our suggested grade range for this lesson Grade 3 – Grade 8, though, everyone is welcome to celebrate these two amazing women!
The learning continues after the lesson:
Here’s a sneak peak of some of the additional lesson resources your class will receive to continue the conversation after the live, co-taught lesson:
- Student prompts to help students craft a letter of impact, appreciation, and gratitude to Malala for her bravery and advocacy for education for all.
- A project to create social media graphics advocating for equal rights of men and women to be able to engage in the voting process using resources (using tools such as Microsoft PowerPoint or Buncee).
As always, this free lesson will be recorded to allow for flexibility. Register below and you’ll receive a link to the recording to use when it best fits your class schedule!
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