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Brown v. Board of Education Lesson Plans and Activities

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Brown v. Board of Education Lesson Plans and Activities


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Empowering Future Generations by Teaching the Past

Teaching students about the landmark case Brown v. Board of Education is crucial for understanding our nation's history and the fight for equality. By educating future generations on these topics, we empower them to be informed, compassionate citizens, promoting critical thinking and open dialogue about systemic racism and social injustice. Exploring these issues enables students to recognize ongoing challenges faced by historically marginalized communities, inspiring them to advocate for a more equitable society. Review some sample resources below the start your lesson planning here.

Educating for Democratic Citizenship

The Shanker Institute in partnership with the American Federation of Teachers, Share My Lesson the and the AFT Innovation Fund has launched this Educating for Democratic Citizenship Project whereby a group of accomplished, experienced AFT educators have developed these Action Civics lessons and materials that we hope will improve teaching and learning of American History, Government, and Civics for teachers and students.