EVERFI's Cultural Literacy Hub
Free Digital Lessons for Middle and High School Students and Resources for Teachers
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.
- 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.
- 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
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.
- The Impact of Antisemitism
- Modern Jewish Life
- Being an Ally
- Intersectional Identities
Curriculum Developed with Subject Matter Experts
Dr. Clayborne Carson, Director of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute
Patrice McLaurin, author, image activist and advocate for Black youth.
The world's leading organization fighting antisemitism.
Virtual Field Trips
Take your middle and high school students on a virtual tour across the U.S., where they will learn about significant places (including those not as well known) that shaped leaders and movements in our history, such as: the Martin Luther King Jr. Historic District, the Civil Rights Trail, River Farms to Urban Towers (Southwest Heritage Trail), the Carver Museum, Booker T. Washington's former home, the Black Heritage Trail, the Ritz Theatre, the Malcolm X Memorial Foundation, Louis Armstrong Park and much more!
- Atlanta, GA
- Birmingham, AL
- Washington, DC
- Tuskegee and Selma, AL
- Boston, MA
- Jacksonville, FL
- Omaha, NE
- New Orleans, LA
Resources to Support DEI Instruction
Not sure where to start the conversation about race in your classroom? Check out these resources to learn more about DEI instruction and start the conversation in your classroom.
- We Are Teachers - This Free Black History Curriculum Helps High School Students Read and Think Deeply About Current Events
- How to use 306 in your classroom for Black History Month as well as year-round
- 7 Best Practices for Strengthening African American History Education
- 3 Tips for How to Teach Black History Online
- Inspire Your Future Entrepreneurs with Famous Black Entrepreneurs in American History
Free Teacher Webinar
Join us 1/31 for a webinar to kick off Black History Month and share best practices around culturally responsive pedagogy.
Join us on 2/15 for a live student workshop on Black entrepreneurship & history (or play the recording for your class if you can't make it live).
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.
Pair “Black Contributions in Medicine” in 306: Continuing the Story with “Medical Machines” in Endeavor to encourage interest in healthcare careers.