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New Mini-Units Will Integrate Disability History across K-12 Curriculum

Published on Wed, 11/03/2021

A Transformative Story for Humanity 

The disability rights movement has made enormous strides in the American story, going from a group whose very right to exist was questioned, to reconceptualization of the needs and rights of veterans with disabilities ... to a modern movement for full inclusion. Helping all students understand this history, key issues in the present, and possibilities in the future will improve the education of students with disabilities, and of their peers. 

English Learner Collaborations project to Teach the Language of Social Studies

Published on Mon, 10/04/2021

In a 10th grade classroom, a newly arrived student from Sudan, a returning student from a migrant worker family, and a student whose family came from Cambodia in the 1970s are among the 25 students in a US History class. These three students have been silent in all previous class discussions.

Resources for Education During a Pandemic

Published on Mon, 09/20/2021

November, 2021 

Here we are in a new school year of education during a pandemic. This page is being updated less frequently, since by now we have more experience than we had when this resource was begun. Still, new resources are being published all the time, and teachers around the US are facing circumstances that are continuing to change.

History's Mysteries K-5 is exciting young history detectives

Published on Fri, 12/18/2020

December 18, 2020 Update: Newly added to the Kindergarten unit: Mystery #4, HOW DOES A TRADITION BECOME A HOLIDAY? about Juneteenth. 

                                         

"What has excited my kids most is the chance to be detectives. They look forward to the days of the week when they get to hunt for clues."

-2nd Grade Teacher

November 16, 2020

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