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HISTORY: Of the McDonald's Happy Meal

This is a great piece to debate and discuss with students - marketing and cultural history with a lot of health questions ... The creation…

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0 Jul 15

LOST ESSAY: Langston Hughes Examines Chain Gangs + MLK 2027

Stalin's government was active reaching out to disenfranchised African-Americans. Hughes was invited to Moscow on a cultural exchange. This…

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0 Jul 12

DOC: Mississippi - River of Life @PBS

Looks cool... See the many faces of the massive, muddy Mississippi. Watch Mississippi: Rivers of Life tonight at 7pm. ⁠#mississippiriversof…

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0 Jul 8

HISTORICAL FICTION: The German Girl (US Holocaust History) departure of the MS St. Louis

Community Pick: The German Girl, Armando Lucas Correa. To mark the 80th anniversary of the departure of the MS St. Louis, we're sharing thi…

Started by Ryan Goble

0 Jun 21


#DDay infographic. — Crispin Burke (@CrispinBurke) June 6, 2019

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0 Jun 21

THREAD On #Juneteenth via Smithsonian NMAAHC

If you click out the discussion under the initial posts is pretty interesting ... #OTD in 1865, enslaved African Americans were notified of…

Started by Ryan Goble

0 Jun 21

REVIEW: A Popular Social Studies Curriculum Got an Internal Review...

Studies Weekly's lessons had hundreds of examples of errors and racial bias, including activities calling indigenous people “troublemakers”…

Started by Ryan Goble

0 Jun 17

PRIMARY SOURCE: Angry Abe Lincoln takes on the Chicago Tribune

Fascinating story / bundle of letters ... Ever fire off an angry note after reading something in the news? Abraham Lincoln did that a few t…

Started by Ryan Goble

0 Jun 12

COLLECTION: Comparing Eras of Protest Music + David Byrne

Cool (not comprehensive) critical piece about protest music ... very teachable. There’s a tricky art to protest music because it can come o…

Started by Ryan Goble

0 Jun 10

IDEAS: Using Inaccurate Films to Understand History

Historical movies can be great teaching schools *because of* their inaccuracies. — edutopia (@edutopia) May 26, 2019

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0 Jun 9



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