Contrast lesser-known social action by students to secure Black citizens' right to vote with inspirational lessons for present student-heroes. Teachers and students synthesize courageous civic action. Receive handouts.
Receive resources for teaching even your youngest students about slavery and learn how historic sites like President Lincoln's Cottage can bolster your efforts to address this complex but important subject.
Using the city as a laboratory transforms the methodology and content of the social studies curriculum. It becomes a powerful, engaging, integrating, and puzzling tool for students to understand their context.
Learn how to teach with and about graphical elements of social studies texts. In an increasingly multi-modal world, interpreting information within and across modes is essential to engaged citizenship.