We are now accepting applications for Primarily Teaching—our summer institute for educators on using historical documents in the classroom. Learn more and apply online. Summer 2015 workshops will be held at our locations in: Atlanta (Morrow, GA) June 22–26 Chicago, June 22–26 Seattle, July 6–10 Washington, DC, July 6–10 West Branch, IA, July 20–24 All workshops will have a national theme—Exploration, […]
Posted by Stephanie on February 19, 2015, under Professional Development, Research.
Registration is now open for two programs on February 18th: “The Roosevelts and Race in the 1930s and 40s” at 10:00–10:50 a.m. and 2:00–2:50 p.m. CST. Despite overwhelming support from the African American electorate, FDR’s fear of losing the support of long-serving southern Democrats in Congress kept him from becoming a champion of civil rights. This […]
Posted by Stephanie on February 10, 2015, under Online Tools, Partner Organizations, Programs.
The LBJ Foundation invites all 12th-grade Texas students to enter the 2015 “Voting Rights Today” Essay and Documentary Contest to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. The focus of this year’s essay and documentary contest is “Voting Rights Today.” The Voting Rights Act was passed as a result of the widespread disenfranchisement of […]
Newly digitized primary sources and online teaching activities related to education equality are available on DocsTeach.
Posted by Annie on October 17, 2014, under Document Spotlights, Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans.
Students assemble key sentences from primary sources into poems to tell a larger story.
Posted by Stephanie on September 30, 2014, under Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans.
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