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Daily News Lesson: Misty Copeland’s children’s book works to eliminate stereotypes about ballet

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Why one artist wrote a children’s book to try to make dance more inclusive Continue reading

How to break down stereotypes

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In this NewsHour Extra lesson, learn how representation in work, school and pop culture makes a difference to young people. Continue reading

Student shakes off negativity with love of dance

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For middle school student Sean Varner, practicing dance brings peace and relief from anxiety. It’s when he stops dancing that the he hears negative comments about dance from his peers. Continue reading

Defying Gender Stereotypes – Lesson Plan

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With news of the National Football League hiring their first full-time female coach in history, classes will explore gender identity and stereotypes using four student-produced videos from PBS Student Reporting Lab’s new series, “Outside the Box.” Continue reading

Black Violin breaks down music stereotypes

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Two former high school orchestra nerds use their love of Bach and Beethoven to break down stereotypes by reimagining classical music and connecting with new audiences.
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