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Celebrate Black History Month

This Black History Month collection highlights lessons, primary sources, articles and videos about the people, events and legislation that defined life for African Americans in the U.S. from the Civil War to the Civil Rights Movement to now. Click the image above to explore the collection.

Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow Classroom Materials with photos of historical figures

These curriculum materials, produced in connection with the New York Historical Society’s 2018 exhibition Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow, explore the contested efforts toward full citizenship and racial equality for African Americans in the fifty years after the Civil War. Click the image above to explore the collection.

Two girls at their desks

This 45 minute professional learning activity gives you an opportunity to distinguish between compliant and engaged students. Click the photo above to get started.

teacher with students at their desks

Click the photo above to access the research article "Teaching in the present: Empowering teachers and students through formative assessment" from The Council Chronicle describing how educators can use formative assessment effectively. 

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