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The Resource Referatory features over 1000 links to resources used or recommended by members of the Cleveland Teaching Collaborative.

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MMIWG in the United States

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) in the United States Showcase Creator: Riley Habyl This resource showcase is intended to introduce instructors and students to the complex ongoing crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) in the United States. Resources highlighted in this showcase can be utilized by instructors, students, and communities to … Read More

Enhancing Literacy in K-12 Classrooms

Author: Jessica Edens Since 2020, the pandemic has impacted all classrooms around the world, whether pushing to fully remote, hybrid or back to in-person. As educators are continued to be challenged, it is important that they have easy access to resources and tools to help support K-12 students. This guide is filled with research and resources for educators in K-12 classroom settings to help … Read More

Digital Humanities in the Classroom

Authors: Geremy Carnes (Lindenwood University) and Margaret K. Smith (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville) Digital tools and methods can offer powerful outcomes in the humanities classroom. Integrating digital humanities into existing curricula offers students new points of entry into the humanities and gives them new tools for interrogating sources, evaluating evidence, and forming … Read More

Cleveland Teaching Collaborative Summer Sandbox Showcase

The Cleveland Teaching Collaborative Summer Sandbox kicked off on Monday, July 12, 2021, for an entire week of collaborative learning featuring an array of a synchronous and asynchronous smorgasbord of events, hosted on Zoom. This showcase features the video recordings from this event, along with YouTube links, and the collection of resources discussed in the videos can be found here. The full … Read More

Digital Storytelling in the Classroom

Numerous educators have found that educators should focus on content that is relevant to the lives of students. As educators are increasingly challenged to come up with new ways to engage students in meaningful content, the trend suggests a need for educators to incorporate more digital technology within the classroom. One possible integration of technology could be with digital storytelling … Read More

The Right to Vote

Author: Cheyenne Florence The year 2020 marked the anniversaries of two constitutional amendments, the Fifteenth Amendment (1870) and Nineteenth Amendment (1920). This guide provides digital resources for researching and interpreting primary resources related to these two constitutional amendments. In addition to research, the guide includes teaching resources, lesson plans, potential discussion … Read More

History Podcasts

Author: Calida O'Brien This Cleveland Teaching Collaborative showcase features History and Social Studies podcasts submitted to the Cleveland Teaching Collaborative Resource Referatory. Podcasts are a great way to learn on the go and they're easy to incorporate into lesson plans and instruction, either as an assigned "reading" for students to take home or as a way to stimulate discussion in … Read More

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Featured Collections

Inclusive Teaching

25 Resources
This collection includes resources related to Inclusive Teaching. Many of the resources have been contributed by the Center for Faculty Excellence Inclusive Teaching Faculty Learning Community in Spring 2023. Visit https://referatory.cleteaching.org/contribution to contribute to this collection
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Artificial Intelligence in Teaching & Learning

199 Resources
This collection includes resources related to Artificial Intelligence Tools in Teaching and Learning. It curates common AI tools, reflections and analysis on instructional design with AI tools, and reflections on the role of AI in education. Many of the resources have been contributed by the Center for Faculty Excellence AI Faculty Learning Community in Spring 2023. Visit...
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Reproductive Rights

15 Resources
This collection features resources on the context of reproductive rights around the globe and particularly on the widespread consequences of the June 2022 Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization decision in the United States.
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