Links Especially For Teachers And Students
For links to teacher groups against the war, click
Campus Antiwar Network
An organization bringing together college and high-school antiwar groups
from across the nation. If you need something to give you hope, click
to the long list of member campuses and start scrolling.
Religious Education Exchange Service
This website is run by St Martin's College, Lancaster. Click on 'War
on Iraq' when you get to the home page. The website is intended primarily
for teachers of religious education. But it contains many items of general
interest, and much that is invaluable for the planning of school assemblies.
There are links to a wide range of other sites, mainly in the UK, and
copies of important statements about the war issued by faith communities
in Britain, both locally and nationally.
Resources for Teaching Kids about Bullying, Violence, And War
The British Columbia Teachers Federation has assembled a collection
that draws connections between power struggles on the playground and
the larger struggles that play out internationally.
Social Studies Teaching Ideas
Tom McKenna of the Portland Public Schools has compiled a terrific collection
of resources for teaching social studies by concentrating on the war
Islam and Islamophobia
The Muslim Council of Britain
A good source from the UK for general information about Islam and the
Muslim way of life.
The Forum Against Islamophobia and Racism
Another excellent site based in the UK.
This website offers much valuable material on Islamic science, mathematics
The Commission on Multi-Ethnic Britain
This site has sections entitled "Materials for Schools" and
"Islamophobia" with many good resources and links.
Talking With Children And Young People
When War Is In The News
Judith Myers-Walls, a child development specialist based at Purdue University,
offers advice for helping children cope with terrorism and its aftermath.
Supporting Young Children During War and Conflict
The National Association for the Education of Young Children offers
practical advice and a good collection of resources aimed at helping
children cope with "scary news." This organization has taken
a lot of heat from right-wingers who don't believe its ideas reflect
enough patriotism: Judge for yourself.
Sources For Information On The War
Critical Media Literacy in Times of War
A little heavy on the graphics - a hi-speed connection is nice, Flash
6 is a must. Looks at how media from the United States and elsewhere
have covered the war -- often transmitting very different content.
This site is unique: a source for news, tidbits of intelligence information
and informed speculation run by a group of former Israeli intelligence
agents. You will need to take this page with a sizeable grain of salt
-- especially the paid ads, which offer gas masks, bio-weapon antidotes
and similar items to Israeli consumers. But there is a unique perspective
here, as the well-connected former spies relate what their old friends
are telling them.
The Guardian -- Special Report: The Antiwar Movement
The British news organization has compiled a comprehensive list of sites,
mainly based in the UK, which contain anti-war arguments and reports.
Iraq Body Count
Continually updated civilian casualty estimates. Good info on humanitarian
aid projects there and links to them.
Iraq Crisis Bulletin
Iraq Crisis Bulletin provides daily worldwide news reporting on the
Iraq Crisis. Includes reports from correspondents stationed around the
world, focusing on news developments and the military, political, social,
and economic impact of the Iraq Crisis and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
National Geographic - The War on Iraq: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/iraq/
A terrific collection of maps and background materials assembled by
the most widely respected name in geography.
Thirteen myths about the case for war with Iraq -
The list of myths and support materials, includiong extesive documentation
and tips on how to use the information provided. Continually updated
to reflect the changing war situation.
American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee
An essential resource for countering bias against Arabs and for current
coverage about harassment of immigrants and Arab Americans.
A coalition organizing against the war and racism.
A clearinghouse for news and information that teachers and antiwar groups
will find useful. Updated frequently.
Cities for Peace
A national coalition of local officials and concerned citizens working
to express the will of their communities through civic resolutions regarding
the proposed war in Iraq. Includes an up to date listing of all cities
that have passed anti-war resolutions and sample resolutions. Excellent
for use by students in drafting resolutions for individual schools and
for school districts. Also useful in geography lessons.
Education for Peace in Iraq
Resources for education and activism.
Global Policy Forum
An independent group that monitors global policy making at the United
Nations. Contains impressive collection of background materials on the
Iraq crisis, especially on the matter of the oil, weapons inspection,
and the media.
Middle East Report
Offers astute analyses of events in the Middle East.
National Network to End the War Against Iraq
Chronicles anti-war activism, present and past.
Not in Our Name
A national call to resist the war.
Personal journeys of activists who traveled to Iraw, and a good collection
of background readings and resources. Website features a "Teacher
Zone:" with links to curriculum ideas.
Poets Against the War
An amazing site with a data base of over 8,000 anti-war poems. A source
of endless number of writing lessons.
Stop the War Coalition
A site that presents comprehensive information about anti-war activities
in the UK.
Traprock Peace Center
This site created by the peace group in Deerfield, Massachusetts has
good collection of links to topical articles and background resources.
United for Peace
Coordinates work against U.S. war on Iraq.
US Labor Against the War
excellent collection of readings and resources that provide a labor
perspective on the war and its consequences.
Voices in the Wilderness
An organization that defies the sanctions against Iraq.