Greetings Educators of America, February is Black History Month.below is a fifth set of materials I created for your classroom to help you and your students celebrate this multi culturally themed event.
See the attachment documents;
1) A starter list of African American achievers
2) A revised and updated listing of websites about African American lives, history, issues, and culture
3) A brand new listing of free TV programming on PBS, Channel 13, on African American topics (EST)
4) A listing of selected African American films and books in a variety of genres
Free Teacher-Training Webinars for Black History Month
“Double Victory” Teacher Webinar
The National WWII Museum celebrates Black History Month with a FREE teacher training webinar, titled Double Victory: African Americans in WWII. Explore the triumphs and challenges experienced by African Americans on the battle fronts and on the Home Front. Meet Pearl Harbor hero Dorie Miller, the Montford Point Marines, the Tuskegee Airmen and the seven African American Medal of Honor recipients. Learn about A. Philip Randolph’s push for racial equality in war factories and in the barracks and trace the historic path from Roosevelt’s Executive Order 8802 (establishing the Fair Employment Practices Committee in 1940) to President Truman’s Executive Order 9981 (desegregating the military in 1948). FREE classroom-ready lesson plans available to download at the end of the webinar.
There are two opportunities to take part in this free webinar. Register below!
Register for Double Victory on Tuesday, February 8, 2011, from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm CST
Register for Double Victory on Thursday, February 10, 2011, from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm CST.
Schedule a Double Victory Virtual Field Trip videoconference now!