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Q&A with author Kenneth C. Davis on slavery, America’s “great contradiction”

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Book cover of “In the Shadow of Liberty: The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives” by Kenneth C. Davis   Editor’s…read more

D-Day stories from WWII veterans

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Learn about D-Day with your students using this PBS NewsHour lesson plan. Continue reading

Lesson plan: After helping Pilgrims, today’s Wampanoag tribe fight for their ancestral lands

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Students will examine current issues facing the Wampanoag people, the ancestors of the Native American tribes who welcomed the Pilgrims, including the continued fight for their ancestral lands and the preservation of their native language. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: “Time for School” series tells global story of what going to school really means

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Do all children deserve the right to an education? What would the world look like if every child had a chance to go to school? Using the art of the personal essay and social media, explore what school means to your students. Continue reading

Teacher’s guide: Notre Dame Cathedral fire

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Learn more about the Notre Dame fire and the history of the cathedral with this PBS NewsHour lesson plan. Continue reading

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