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MLK Day Teaching Resources

Humanitarian law and history are hardly mutually exclusive. [...] »

How do factors such as race and ethnicity shape young peoples’ perspectives the history of race relations? [...] »

Learn more about the Civil Rights Act of 1964. [...] »

Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day! Celebrate this holiday as a day of public service. [...] »

Challenge students to gather evidence from multiple primary sources. Here, a high school student uses two related primary sources to understand the civil rights movement. [...] »

If students lack historical context, they can miss the substance of a reading. Watch a high school sophomore use what he knows about the 1950s and 1960s to approach a diary extract. [...] »

A day of service, commemoration, and evaluation. [...] »

How do children in different countries learn history? Is the role of narrative the same internationally? [...] »

Can students learn history through themes that don’t fit the usual approach to teaching U.S. history? [...] »

The textbook is examined as one source among many, rather than a final authority. [...] »