The Curious Case of The Slants Steven D. SchwinnThe Supreme Court case about Asian American singer Simon Tam's band can launch an engaging lesson on trademark law and the First Amendment.
China's Rapid Economic Rise: A New Application of an Old Recipe Yi Wen and Scott Wolla
Are democratic institutions a necessary precursor to economic development? Students can debate this issue and draw informed conclusions after studying the case of China's historic rise.Economics
Taking a Stand for Integrated Housing Mary Clare McNattThe featured 1953 postcards both in support of and against integrating public housing can be used as a springboard for a lesson on segregation in the 1950s and Brown v. Board of Education.
Kid Citizen: Designing an App for Inquiry with Primary Sources Ilene R. Berson, Michael J. Berson, & Bert Snow
The KidCitizen app engages young learners with primary sources as they explore issues like child labor, the role of Congress, and children's civic participation.
The Connecting Carolina Teaching with Primary Sources Program Meghan Manfra & the Connecting Carolina Grant TeamDigital sources like Harriet Jacobs's Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl can involve students in a deep investigation of the long-term history and personal impacts of slavery in the United States.
"If This Place Could Talk": Using Augmented Reality to Make the Past Visible Aaron Johnson, David Hicks, Todd Ogle, David Bowman, David Cline, Eric RaganWhen students took on the role of junior detectives using an augmented reality application, they gained a close up look at the impact of segregated schooling in their own Virginia community. PreK-Elementary, Middle Level