Creating Safe and Welcoming Spaces for LGBTQ Youth

Schoolwide Pride Guide

A recent education survey reported that only 30% of educators feel comfortable teaching LGBTQ lessons. Educators want to create a more LGBTQ-inclusive environment in their classrooms, but they are unsure of how to integrate LGBTQ curriculum into their elementary classrooms. Well we have the resource you've been looking for!

The Schoolwide Pride Guide - An LGBTQ Curriculum

 The Schoolwide Pride Guide: Elementary Edition is a LGBTQ curriculum set of interactive activities, age-appropriate conversations starters, and assessment tools designed to integrate meaningful lessons about LGBTQ topics. It includes LGBTQ lessons on appreciating diversity, understanding self-expression, cultivating equity, understanding gender identity and transition, and developing allyship and openness in your schools and classrooms. These lessons designed for Kindergarten through Fifth Grade students and are aligned to the Common Core education standards

The guide also includes strategies for creating a welcoming classroom for LGBTQ students, a glossary of important terms, crafts that can help your students celebrate their pride, and printable student handouts and reading guides in full color. Helpful tips and a checklist to evaluate your school’s climate and culture is also included! 

The #SchoolwidePrideGuide Curriculum Kit comes with a copy of the Schoolwide Pride Guide: Elementary Edition, an educator tote bag to show off your pride, and four hardcover books used in the guide. Those books include A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo by John Oliver, Julián is a Mermaid by Jessica Love, Introducing Teddy by Jessica Walton, and Stonewall by Rob Sanders. 

Schoolwide Pride Guide and Safe Space Signs

Schoolwide Pride Guide and Safe Space Signs