60+ Amazing old photos that will change how you see the world
Chec out these old photos from the past that will take you on many different journies and surely bring back some memories of your own
Music and The Underground Railroad | Education Closet
How did music play a part in the Underground Railroad? How did slaves express forbidden feelings and desires, such as anger, resentment, or a longing for freedom?These are the essential questions explored in this short unit, which was taught in collaboration with the
Navigating Digital Texts With Skitch
New Blog Post by @MsJordanReads: "Navigating Digital Texts With Skitch" -- Free resources & tutorials for using this app in the classroom!
Hiroshima's shadow: 70 years of the atomic bomb
The attacks, which killed more than 100,000 instantly, ushered in two competing races — one to amass stockpiles of nuclear warheads, the other to prevent their…
This map shows how the US really has 11 separate 'nations' with entirely different cultures
From the utopian "Yankeedom" to the conservative "Greater Appalachia," looking at these cultures sheds a light on America's political divides.
Historical Movies for Middle School and High School Under R
From Schindler's List to Free State of Jones, Hollywood has pushed out some impressive historical dramas. However, these films can be brutal. Here are some great historical movies for junior high and high school.
Here's what happened when students went to school during the 1918 pandemic — CNN
This isn't the first time leaders have struggled with deciding whether to keep schools open in a pandemic.
Helen Herron Taft met her husband William Taft at a bobsledding party when she was 18 and he was 22 in OH. As First Lady, she was the first wife of a president to ride alongside her husband down Pennsylvania Avenue on Inauguration Day.
Wreckage of the Last U.S. Slave Ship Is Finally Identified in Alabama
It was torched and then sunk to the bottom of a river, but historians say they have now identified the remains of the last ship to carry slaves to the U.S.
James Baldwin's Literary Works
Read "The Cross of Redemption Uncollected Writings" by James Baldwin available from Rakuten Kobo. The Cross of Redemption is a revelation by an American literary master: a gathering of essays, articles, polemics, revie...