| March 9, 2020
March is Women’s History Month. Utilize the resources below to integrate salient content into your classroom this month.
UNC Women’s History Tour Spring 2020
The Southern Oral History Program’s walking tour highlights the histories and experiences of women connected to UNC, as captured in their oral history archives. This semester’s remaining tours are available at 3:30 pm on March 20 and April 3. RSVP by following the link above.
Women’s History Month (womenshistorymonth.gov)
These government-curated resources originate in the Library of Congress, the National Archives, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Gallery of Art, the National Park Service, and the Smithsonian.
American Institute of Physics
These STEM-focused resources provide another dimension to the study of women’s history.
An online gallery of exceptional women with biographical information.
National Women’s History Alliance
Present and past warriors of suffrage will be honored in Washington, D.C. on the 28th of March.
“Use Girl Rising’s educational tools to encourage your students to think about important political, cultural, economic, geographical and gender issues. Engage them in meaningful conversations about their roles as global citizens and their responsibilities to their own communities.”
27 different resources comprise this collection of handpicked Women’s History resources from TeachersFirst. Resources are tagged for appropriate grade levels.
ADL (Anti-Defamation League)
This collection of resources includes content on general women’s history, notable women, gender inequality, children’s literature, and more.
These five resources focus on suffrage and historic women. Resources are easy to access and tagged for grade levels.
Read Write Think
These lesson plans and activities focus on the theme “Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.”
Image credit: NASA (NASAs first six women astronauts from the class of 1978: (L-R) Margaret Seddon, Kathryn Sullivan, Judith Resnick, Sally Ride, Anna Fisher, and Shannon Lucid.)