Stories of the Past for the Generations of Tomorrow

The incarceration of people of Japanese descent during World War II can be both a challenging and a rewarding topic to teach and learn about in classrooms. It can be explored in a variety of contexts, including history and English language arts, and across many grade levels.

Slavery in America—From the Nation’s Founding to the Civil War

How did a system of enslavement develop and persist within the framework of liberty in the United States? The contradiction between the ideals of the Declaration of Independence and the injustice of slavery is one of the most perplexing and challenging in American history.

Social Media Initiative Empowering Girls in STEAM

High school senior Reeva Khokhar, the national executive director of Girl Genius, says she is determined “to create a supportive and inclusive environment for girls to explore their potential in STEM fields and embrace their passion.”

Story of a Free-Born Black Family Personifying Ideals of the American Revolution

Students are invited to immerse themselves in the Museum of the American Revolution’s virtual tour of the special exhibition Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia. The 360-degree panoramic gallery and guided audio tour explore the story of free Black Philadelphian James Forten and his descendants as they navigated cross-racial relationships in Philadelphia during the American Revolution to become leaders in the abolition and women’s suffrage movements.

Resources for Championing a Diverse and Inclusion Workplace

The Consortium for School Networking’s new platform uses tech resources to enrich K–12 education and deepen understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Helping districts recognize and celebrate the differences that create a richer learning environment, this invaluable tool fosters recruitment and retention of historically underrepresented groups.

Customizable Projects That Reach for the Stars

What does it take to create a colorful image of the Lagoon Nebula? How do telescopes capture the incredible details in objects millions or even billions of light-years away? What can we learn from a beautiful image of a spiral galaxy? These are just a few questions learners can explore on a journey to become an astronomical imager, or astrophotographer.

Women Who Dared to Discover

For centuries, women have made important contributions to the sciences, but in many cases, it took far too long for their discoveries to be recognized—if they were acknowledged at all. And too often, books and academic courses that explore the history of science neglect the remarkable, groundbreaking women who changed the world. Women’s History Month (March 1–31) celebrates these women who dared.

AI-Driven Analytics Platform Promoting Equity & Inclusion

Voice4Equity (V4E), a national organization promoting women and women of color as K–12 school superintendents, and The Superintendent Lab (TSL), a superintendency data and research company, have partnered to debut an AI-driven Education Leadership Analytics platform to promote equity and inclusion in educational leadership through policy, practice, and research. The platform provides K–12 public school districts with research, data, news, and policy affecting them.

Strategies for Supporting English Language Learners

Having worked in Title 1 schools for almost a decade, I had the privilege of being surrounded by language learners in all my classrooms. It proved to be a humbling, eye-opening, and fascinating experience in many ways.