All resources in Early Adopter School Network

Media Bias Chart

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This interactive rates the news for bias and reliability using a rigorous methodology and a politically balanced team of analysts. Our focus is on analyzing the news content of articles and shows. Ad Fontes is Latin for “to the source,” because they rate the news by looking at the source itself.

Material Type: Interactive

Author: Ad Fontes

Whitman, Alabama: A Portrait of America (Webinar Resources)

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America continues to fracture. Whitman, Alabama: a Portrait of America is a 52-part, Emmy-nominated work of documentary portraiture. The work spotlights contemporary Americans, their alienation from and forgotten connections to each other, and offers a tool for reconnection through the unique lens of past and present.These select episodes support the webinar of the same title featuring artist, journalist, and filmmaker Jennifer Chang Crandall.

Material Type: Reading

Authors: Andy Mink, NHC Education

Publishing OER using Open Author

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Open Author lets you combine text, pictures, sound, files and video. Saved as openly licensed educational resources, you can share them with friends, colleagues and educators from around the world.PURPOSEOpen Author provides a place where educators can build and share high-quality open educational resources (OER), such as courses, units, lessons, activities and presentations, to meet teaching and learning needs around the globe.OER FROM OPEN AUTHOROER can be created with Open Author, a teaching and learning network that provides organized access to high quality resources, information and tools. Open Author resources may be exported in a variety of formats for use in a course management system (CMS) or for presentations, and they may be printed for easy reference.

Material Type: Lecture

Author: Andy Mink

African American Suffrage During Reconstruction

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Following the Civil War, new laws and constitutional amendments expanded voting rights for African American men. Black political power expanded dramatically and African American men held public office and served in Congress. The passage of state laws in the 1870s reversed the political gains of African Americans in the south.

Material Type: Lecture

Black Suffragists

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An article written by black suffragist Adella Hunt Logan and published in the NAACP's publication "The Crisis". It includes reasons why the vote was particularly important to black women. This resource comes from Women & the American Story (wams.nyhistory.org), a free curriculum website from the New-York Historical Society that connects educators with classroom resources that illuminate diverse women's contributions to the American past.

Material Type: Primary Source, Reading, Teaching/Learning Strategy

Author: New-York Historical Society

Activist Art on a World Stage

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A sculpture created by Harlem Renaissance sculptor Augusta Savage for the 1939 World's Fair. This resource comes from Women & the American Story (wams.nyhistory.org), a free curriculum website from the New-York Historical Society that connects educators with classroom resources that illuminate diverse women's contributions to the American past.

Material Type: Diagram/Illustration, Primary Source, Reading, Teaching/Learning Strategy

Author: New-York Historical Society

Lupercal's Historical Women

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These two sets of lessons explore the importance of two queens from the Roman world-- Boudicca and Amairenas through close Latin and English reading, comparing and contrasting, and critical thinking about gender roles in history and today. Created by Emma Vanderpool and Maritere Rivera Mix

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Lyla Cerulli

#GoOpenHumanities: Celebrating Gender Voices in Stories, History, and Documents

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To celebrate the 100th year anniversary of the 19th Amendment, this webinar will provide a hands-on introduction to resources that amplify women’s voices throughout history. Each segment will feature a HICDL Content Provider, who will curate and share OER materials for use throughout the humanities curriculum.

Material Type: Lecture

Authors: Andy Mink, New-York Historical Society, Karuna Sinha, ReadWriteThink.org at NCTE, NHC Education

"Negroes Belonging to George Washington in his own right and by Marriage," July 1799

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Lists Mount Vernon slaves, their relationships, occupations, and place of residence on the estate -- a list of the negroes hired from Mrs. French. Autograph document, entirely in hand of George Washington, oversize document, laminated, George Washington's complete watermark. | Date on original catalog card appears [1799][July]. | [Probably prepared for information of his executors at the time he was drawing his will in July, 1799]. | Papers of George Washington - Reel#5.

Material Type: Primary Source

Author: George Washington

Letter, George Washington, Mount Vernon, to Burwell Bassett, 1799 August 11

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Some time ago a mulatto girl, body servant to Mrs. Washington, ran away -- she was found in Portsmouth, New Hampshire -- asks Bassett that since he is going to Portsmouth, would he take steps to send her back -- a Frenchman enticed her away but has left her -- if she causes no further trouble, she won't be punished -- Washington doesn't wish him to do anything "unpleasant, or troublesome" to bring her back. Autograph letter signed, Letter Press Copy, docketed by George Washington, laminated. | Name on original manuscript appears as "G. Washington". | Not in Writings. | Papers of George Washington - Reel#3.

Material Type: Primary Source

Author: George Washington