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SEED (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity) Project on Inclusive Curriculum

  • By: Peggy McIntosh, Emily Style & Brenda Flyswithhawks
  • In: Encyclopedia of Diversity in Education
  • Edited by: James A. Banks
  • Subject:Diversity & Consistency, Sociology of Education (general)

The National SEED Project on Inclusive Curriculum is a professional development project for teachers. It resembles some 21st-century educational reform efforts in the United States, although it differs in its history, assumptions, structure, requirements, scope, and effects. This entry provides a description of the SEED Project and of its distinctive contribution to the history of education reform in the United States.

SEED Project Overview

SEED (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity) was established in 1986 by Peggy McIntosh at the Wellesley Centers for Women at Wellesley College in the United States. It is codirected by Brenda Flyswithhawks, Santa Rosa Junior College, California, and Emily Style, Westfield High School, New Jersey. The project prepares K–12 teachers as well as college teachers and parents to lead monthly yearlong seminars ...

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