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Education to the Core is Showing Its PRIDE!

June 8, 2021 by Janessa Fletcher




The month of June brings with it the celebration of PRIDE!  This is a celebration of all that the LGBTQ+ community has accomplished. It is also meant to be a recognition of the decades-long — and still ongoing — fight for equal rights. Here are some resources for you to use with your students year-round to highlight LGBTQ+ history and celebrate Pride Month. These resources will help to foster conversations amongst your students about acceptance, identity, and promote tolerance.

When it comes to topics like gay marriage, gender roles, and LGBTQ+ rights a common response is “this is a family matter, not for a classroom”.  Here at Education to the Core, we continue to strive to release material and encourage teachers to include multi-cultural texts and media within their daily instruction.   LGBTQ+ is no exception.

FREE Live Conference for Educators –

June 11-13: Pride in Education – LGBTQ+ Inclusion in Education – a FREE 3-day global live conference delving into multiple facets of LGBTQ+ inclusion and celebration in education.

PRIDE Month Picture Books –

Chapter Books for Older Students –

These books are for middle school and high school students, but as educators, they may be a good Pride month resource for us to read as well.

PRIDE Videos –

Websites –

Instagram Teachers to Follow –

  • @wokekindergarten on Instagram
  • @zerowasteclassroom on Instagram
  • @mrdtimes3 on Instagram

One of our goals as teachers is to encourage children to be inclusive, accepting, open-minded and empathetic.  By excluding whole populations of families and individuals, we are doing an injustice to our students.  Teachers lay the foundations and allow students to create their own path creating their own personal beliefs and self-ethics. 

We hope you find these Pride Month resources helpful. As an organization, ETTC will continue to share blogs and resources that promote diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. These resources should not just be used for one month, but all year round. 

In addition, if you have resources to share with us, be sure to put them in the comments below! Together, we will work towards the goal of inclusion of everyone. We are looking forward to hearing from you. 

💙💛🧡 Team Education to the Core Collaboration
Kristin Halverson, Christopher Olson, Janessa Fletcher

At Education to the Core, we exist to help our teachers build a stronger classroom. They connect with our community to find trusted, state-of-the-art resources designed by teachers for teachers. As a result, we aspire to be the world’s leading & most trusted community for educational resources for teachers. We improve the lives of every teacher and learner.  Let’s invest in the most comprehensive, reliable, and inclusive educational resources.

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