Digital Discoveries for Black History Month:
New Resources. New Lesson Plans. New Perspectives
Presenter: Britannica Digital Learning

Today's webinar sponsor, Britannica Digital Learning, has developed specially curated lesson plans and graphic organizers as a special gift for all of our webinar attendees. These resources give you a "jump start" in planning lessons and activities for Black History Month for your students. It's one more example of Britannica’s commitment to giving students the very best resources for discovering the world they'll shape.

Lesson Plan. Underground Railroad Language and Media Connections

Lesson Plan. Ruby Bridges Connections Between Individuals Ideas and Events

LessonPlan. The Harlem Renaissance Researching the Arts

Lesson Plan. Underground railroad Figurative Language Connections

Graphic Organizer, Britannica's Pre-Research Planner

Graphic Organizer. Ruby Bridges Anticipation Guide

Graphic Organizer. Underground Railroad Fig Language

Graphic Organizer. Underground Railroad Fig Organizer Answer Key

Graphic Organizer. Underground Railroad Language Media Connections

Join AMLE and Britannica Digital Learning for this exciting webinar, which will give every middle grade educator a look at powerful new online resources and teaching approaches to engage students in the meaning of Black History Month. Each attendee will also receive free lesson plans and free 30-day trial subscriptions to Britannica School and ImageQuest to support Black History Month lesson plans and activities.

Darcy Carlson in the Professional Development Manager at Britannica Digital Learning. She has been in her current role for 5 years, working with educators to support library and classroom needs by facilitating the use of Britannica’s wide range of digital resources. Before joining Britannica, Darcy taught special education in the both the elementary and secondary settings. She is passionate about maximizing the teaching and learning experience by engaging educators and students with technology. Darcy has her Bachelor of Science in Special Education with a Learning Behavior Specialist Emphasis.
Doreen Wolfgram is a Curriculum Specialist with Britannica Digital Learning. She travels throughout the country to introduce the company’s resources to schools and libraries, with a special focus on the products’ curriculum applications to the Common Core and state standards. She is well-versed on the topics of digital literacy and digital citizenship and has a strong interest in strengthening the collaboration between classroom teachers and school librarians related to 21st century skill development. Before joining Britannica, Doreen spent fifteen years as a language arts/social studies teacher, instructional coach and curriculum facilitator in Indiana. Doreen lives with her family in Cincinnati OH.