EVERFI's Cultural Literacy Hub

Free Digital Lessons for Middle and High School Students and Resources for Teachers

What is DEI?

Creating a Culture of Inclusivity

True learning and collaboration happens when all students feel safe, included and celebrated. EVERFI’s online diversity, equity and inclusion courses allow teachers to start the conversation and build a positive class culture for everyone.

 EVERFI partners with sponsors nationwide to offer our interactive, online resources to K-12 schools free of charge.

306 African American History

Self-paced, digital lessons for students in grades 8-12 - at no cost. These interactive lessons can be used to set the foundation for your African American history curriculum.

Lessons Include:

  • Slavery in the United States
  • Emancipation & Reconstruction
  • Jim Crow
  • Civil Rights and Beyond

Continuing the Story

EVERFI's 306: Continuing the Story is a digital course that uses storytelling to reveal Black experiences that students may not know about. These additional lessons offer a continuation of 306: African American History, drawing connections between shaping historical events from the civil rights era to modern day. Best fit is 8-12 grades.

**New** Use this interactive Virtual Field Trip Lesson built with Pear Deck to introduce 306 and celebrate Black History Month (and beyond!).

Lessons Include:

  • Black History’s Central Role in U.S. History
  • Black Business Titans
  • Black History Before U.S. Slavery and After the U.S. Civil Rights Movement
  • Black Trailblazers in Medicine
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BINAH: Building Insights to Navigate Antisemitism & Hate

BINAH: Building Insights to Navigate Antisemitism & Hate motivates students to identify as global citizens with respect for all people, regardless of the makeup of their school community. Topics include the impact of antisemitic attacks on American society as a whole, the vast diversity of modern Jewish life, and how to be a strong ally. The first-person narrative storyline will help students to understand the history of antisemitism and connect past events with those happening in the present. Built for grades 9-12.

Lessons Include:

  • The Impact of Antisemitism
  • Modern Jewish Life
  • Being an Ally
  • Intersectional Identities

Curriculum Developed with Subject Matter Experts

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Dr. Clayborne Carson, Director of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute

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Patrice McLaurin, author, image activist and advocate for Black youth.

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The world's leading organization fighting antisemitism.

Timeline Activity

Bring Black history into modern day with this offline timeline project.

Lesson Plan paired w/ Student Worksheet

Webinar

Watch this webinar, live or on-demand, to learn more about incorporating best practices for culturally responsive pedagogy in your instruction.

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Virtual Field Trips

From Boston to Birmingham, students will learn about significant places (including those not as well known) that shaped leaders and movements in our history.

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Always Free.

EVERFI's K-12 Resources Are Available at No Cost to Teachers, Schools & Districts.

Broaden Student Learning

Use these ready-made student worksheets to pair the lessons in 306 with another EVERFI course, creating a cross-curricular activity to extend student learning.

Pair Venture: Entrepreneurial Expedition lessons with “Black Business Titans” in 306: Continuing the Story to promote entrepreneurial thinking.

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Pair “Stepping In” from Character Playbook with 306: Continuing the story to encourage allyship.

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Pair “Black Contributions in Medicine” in 306: Continuing the Story with “Medical Machines” in Endeavor to encourage interest in healthcare careers.

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If you’re new to EVERFI and need help accessing our free lessons, let’s connect.

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