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Celebrate Juneteenth with primary source inquiry and lifting up untold stories

Published on Sat, 06/17/2023

First posted to the TPS Teachers Network by Laurie Risler, and published as an Emerging America blog post on February 5, 2021 with the title, Using History's Mysteries to Teach African American History (guest post).

Teaching about civic virtues and the Constitution in every grade

Published on Wed, 04/12/2023

When the Founding generation talked about the pursuit of happiness they had specific ideas in mind– a tranquility or contentment–the ability to look back on one’s life and feel satisfied with one’s decisions and behavior. To that generation, living a virtuous life was key to human happiness.

Kelley Brown, The Pursuit of Happiness: 

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