The contributions of black Americans to art and culture are practically immeasurable. One era of African American art, music, literature, and activism was the Harlem Renaissance between 1919 and the early 1940s. With these resources and instructional ideas, students make connections between the Harlem Renaissance, modern popular culture, and themselves.
Discovery Education’s February Newsletter features instructional ideas and resources to bring Black History Month’s celebration of culture and community to your classroom.
Join Discovery Education for a Virtual Viewing Party on Tuesday, February 23, at 1 PM ET, as students across the country simultaneously share in the story of Ruby Bridges, the first black student to attend an all-white elementary school in Louisiana. Afterward, take part in a virtual discussion and share reflections, comments, and questions and
Discovery Education celebrates the achievements and contributions of black Americans and honors the journey of African Americans in United States history.
In this activity, students consider what it must have been like for African Americans who led groundbreaking lives, and they imagine what social media might have looked like on the eve of some of those great accomplishments.
Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookies readers! It is the last week in February, the Black History month. The annual observance of this month is also known as African-American History Month. This month long observance is for the remembrance of important people and events in the history of the African community. The first
On this day in 1909… The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was founded. The organization’s mission is to achieve and maintain a society without racial discrimination. Currently the largest civil rights group in the United States, the NAACP was a driving force behind the end of lynching in the early-to-mid 1900s,
Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookies readers! February is Black History Month in the United States, and Canada. The annual observance is also known as African-American History Month. The month long observance is for the remembrance of important people and events in the history of the African community. The first celebration of Black
Happy Mousey Monday once again from Mousey and the Discovery Education Support team to our Cache and Cookies readers! As National Black History Month draws to a close, Mousey wanted to bring to your attention several resources to share with your students in the classroom in honor of this month. Black History Month, also
Did you know that George Washington Carver invented over 100 uses for the peanut? He is also known for pioneering crop rotation in the United States. Besides being a scientist, botanist, and inventor, Carver was also a teacher. George Washington Carver was believed to be born in 1864, but his exact birth date is unknown.