We the Plurals" gets students dancing and understanding that we're all so much more than group labels. Our individuality makes each of us a "plural." Sing along and join our video challenge...
WE THE PLURALS" VIDEO CHALLENGE:
ENTER TO WIN PRIZES AND INSPIRE OTHERS!
The Moral Courage team is inviting K-5 classes to star in their own "We the Plurals" video. Alright, alright, teachers and parents can participate, too 😉. Educators: Enter your students' video through the form at the bottom of this page.
TAKE THESE STEPS
1. With your class, practice this sing-along version of We the Plurals.
Your students can memorize the lyrics, sing them karaoke style, rap them, use them for spoken word poetry, or anything else. Practice, practice, practice until everyone is ready to belt out the lyrics together.
2. Set up your phone or video camera in a location of your choice. We're not looking for a fancy video; just authentic and spirited.
3. Make sure that guardians of all the participating students sign this release. It explains the song, the message, and the video challenge. All you have to do is get it signed and keep the copies handy.
4. Submit your video through the form at the bottom of this page. Be sure to include your school's social media handles (Tik Tok, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and/or LinkedIn).
5. We'll contact you before we share the video on social media.
Thanks for inspiring other schools to join!
P.S. To get extra recognition for your class, click here.
Extra recognition goes to those classes that enter brief reflections about what this project has meant for them. For example, the kids who starred in our sing-along video said this:
"We really liked singing these lyrics because it meant being together and belonging, no matter who you are. Plus we learned that it' ok to go outside of your comfort zone! In fact, it can be fun!"
- Shaadee, Peyton, Milli, Halle, Royce, Brody
We hope that before, during, or after the video challenge, you'll start a discussion with your students about the song's themes. They include:
building relationships across differences;
engaging rather than assuming about each other; and
seeing every being's unique individuality.
To learn more about these themes, here's a downloadable resource for adults: the first section of Prof. Irshad Manji's book, Don't Label Me: How to Do Diversity Without Inflaming the Culture Wars. You'll meet the co-star of our We the Plurals video, Lily, who teaches us that even a blind dog is more than meets the eye...