Reflecting on Using Primary Sources to Meet the Needs of Diverse Learners
Click here to find a recording of the June 3, 2020 webinar.
Explore key moments across U.S. history at which individual advocacy and broad campaigns for civil rights enabled people with disabilities to move from the far margins of society into full citizenship. Identify points in the typical U.S. History curriculum (such as Antebellum Reforms, early 20th century Immigration, and Post WWII social movements) to infuse elements of this history. Access a wealth of primary sources, free curriculum, and communities of support. Gain practical strategies and tools to make history truly accessible for ALL learners–especially students with disabilities. Presented by Emerging America's Rich Cairn and Alison Noyes.
Gain strategies and tools for teaching Students with Disabilities:
- See the Accessing Inquiry digital clearinghouse.
- Get info on current Professional Development workshops and graduate courses.
See Primary Source Sets and Lesson Plans on Disability History:
- See primary source set on Disability History, with the sources from the June 3 presentation and more.
- See primary source set linking Covid-19 and polio.
- Browse accessible, teacher-written lesson plans on Disability History across U.S. history.