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.
“Federalism” is the word used to describe the Constitution’s system of dividing political power between the national government and the states.
National Constitution Center
NK360° Helpful Handouts: Guidance on Common Questions provide a brief introduction to teachers about important topics regarding Native American life, cultures, and communities. Honoring Indigenous Inhabitants: Land Acknowledgement discusses land acknowledgement as a dynamic cultural practice rooted in Indigenous traditions. Use this resource as a starting point to recognizing the continuing experiences, rights, and values of Native Peoples. Culturally sensitive activities and resources related to land and tribal sovereignty are provided.
Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
In this unit, students are encouraged to think about the world beyond their classroom, especially in the context of going to school. This inquiry will help students discover how schools have evolved and changed, and it will encourage students to examine their own cultural practices with those within their community and around the world.
State Historical Society of Iowa
Students are introduced to the seesaw, a metaphor for how the actions of everyday people can tip the seesaw towards positive change on social issues. They compete in small groups to create the most effective campaign to tackle food waste, using a provided rubric for guidance. Students are encouraged to create and support other positive social advocacy campaigns.