Tanenbaum’s Curricula for Schools & After-School Programs

Our curricula bring multiculturalism into the classroom through academics: lessons of respect for difference are embedded into academic curricula in literacy, math, science, and more. Students learn to approach the world with an attitude of respectful curiosity and open-mindedness that will help them navigate the wider world.

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Transforming Conflict

We are proud to present Tanenbaum’s newest curriculum: Transforming Conflict: Tools for Building Respect in Our Diverse World!

Geared to grades 6-12 but readily adaptable, this curriculum teaches social and emotional skills of conflict transformation. It also elevates the stories of Tanenbaum’s Peacemakers in Action to connect student learning to real-world experiences.

Students will:

  • Understand the conflict is a normal part of living in a diverse world
  • Practice skills of self-understanding, respectful communication, and empathetic concern
  • Learn about role models among Tanenbaum’s Peacemakers in Action who are transforming conflicts around the globe
  • Explore how to apply conflict transformation skills in everyday life

Transforming Conflict is designed to be adaptable. Teachers can implement it to supplement pre-existing curricula, build community in their classroom, or give students a unique extracurricular or after-school learning experience.

Download your free copy of Transforming Conflict today!

Religions in My Neighborhood

We are excited to present the second edition of our Religions in My Neighborhood curriculum!

Since its initial publication in 2012, Religions in My Neighborhood has reached tens of thousands of students across the country and internationally. This Second Edition contains new and updated lessons that increase the range of academic, social, and emotional skills students can practice.  

Students will: 

  • Practice respectful behaviors as they build an inclusive classroom community 
  • Explore each other’s beliefs, rituals, and values together with curiosity and empathy  
  • Learn why it is important to be an ally to people with different religious identities  
  • Understand how to stand up to intolerance.  

The curriculum, designed for Grades 3-8 but readily adaptable for lower grades, supplements pre-existing curricula or stands on its own for short-term implementation or after-school programs. 

Download your free copy of Religions in My Neighborhood today!

World Olympics

The second edition of our World Olympics curriculum is now available for download! The new and revised lessons and activities allow students to learn about the Olympics as an example of an event where people with vast differences and remarkable similarities come together in the spirit of goodwill.  

Students will: 

  • Practice vital academic, social, and emotional skills 
  • Learn about teamwork and good sportspersonship 
  • Study the Olympics and the nations and cultures that participate in them
  • Put on their own class or school-wide Olympic games.  

The curriculum, geared to Grades 3-8 but readily adaptable, supplements pre-existing curricula or stands on its own for short-term implementation or after-school programs. 

Download your free copy of World Olympics today!