The curated resources linked below are an initial sample of the resources coming from a collaborative and rigorous review process with the EAD Content Curation Task Force.
The Checkology virtual classroom is a free browser-based e-learning platform with 14 interactive news literacy lessons led by subject matter experts. Checkology also includes dozens of challenges and exercises to extend student learning, a verification training center to teach students how to fact-check like the pros and a journalist directory to connect classroom teachers with journalist volunteers for classroom visits.
The News Literacy Project
Learn about local government by playing a county official responding to citizen requests.
Eagle Eye Citizen allows teachers and students to solve or create online interactive challenges while engaging with rich Library of Congress primary sources. Students learn civics content as well as primary source analysis skills.
Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media
Learn how activists in Louisville, Kentucky successfully campaigned against segregated streetcars in 1870-71.
Learning for Justice
This teaching module helps teachers guides students to explore rare manuscripts to learn about the presidency of John F. Kennedy and his emphasis on service. After analyzing sources, students create their own calls to service.
The Shapell Manuscript Foundation
This resource is an interactive Google Site to lead students through the 10 Questions for Changemakers in order to create a student-led civics project.
The Democratic Knowledge Project - Harvard University
This lesson explores Article V of the Constitution and the amendment process. It uses three proposed amendments as case studies: DC statehood, a flag desecration, and the Equal Rights Amendment.
Street Law Inc.
In this lesson, students will learn some common myths about voting today, think through who these myths might benefit, learn why these myths are incorrect and consider how people might ensure every eligible citizen has a chance to vote. In an extension activity, students learn how to register to vote.