social studies

How should I teach about Thanksgiving?

How should I teach about Thanksgiving? This is a big (and frequent) question from educators to the National Museum of the American Indian and its national education initiative, Native Knowledge 360° (NK360°).

By |2022-10-24T13:27:38-04:00October 24, 2022|

2023 Kentucky High School Teacher of the Year carries lessons learned from her middle school teacher

Sitting in the third row of Pam Harper's 8th-grade social studies class at Pendleton County Middle School in 1991 shortly after the launch of Operation Desert Storm, Amber Sergent uncovered a desire to learn about America's past while also being mindful of the world of today. A class that had focused on U.S. history from the American colonies through the Civil War suddenly added an element of current events.

By |2022-09-20T16:18:57-04:00September 20, 2022|

Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students

In 2018, with the passage of House Bill 128, Kentucky joined over a dozen states in the United States that officially mandated the teaching of the Holocaust and other genocides.

By |2022-06-21T15:59:43-04:00June 21, 2022|
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