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Bringing History Home

Designed and piloted by a partnership between the University of Iowa and an Iowa school district, the Bringing History Home curriculum is comprised of ten sequential units that build student skills and knowledge in history across the K-5 grade level. All units can be adapted to the ABE classroom and each one is organized by lesson/activity plans, unit resources, suggested teacher adaptations, and a unit bibliography. Read More

Resources for Teaching American Indian History and Culture

Affiliated with the University of Minnesota-Duluth, the Ruth A. Meyers Center for Indigenous Education maintains a repository of website resources for lesson plans specific to Minnesota’s Indigenous people, resources for lesson plans about American Indians, tips when considering the use of texts and literature about Indigenous people, terminology guides, and links to further research and materials related to Native Americans' experience in the U.S. Read More