Use our student-centered teaching strategies to strengthen your students’ literacy skills, nurture critical thinking, and create a respectful classroom climate. You can implement these strategies with any academic content.
The teaching strategies on this page are referenced within The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy unit.
Centering on the film Hiding and Seeking: Faith and Tolerance After the Holocaust, this unit is a solid foundation for learning about themes of identity, universe of obligation, and rescue.
Intentionally designed for middle school classrooms, this unit explores themes of identity and community by using students' knowledge of the Memphis, Tennessee, community.
We have developed 7 lessons that accompany each of the videos in our series on the Reconstruction era. These lessons provide educators with a framework for introducing the historical background and responding to the questions raised in the central video of the lesson.