Freedom Now: The Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi traces the history of the black freedom struggle from Reconstruction through the 1960s. Readings and activities focus on the grass-roots movement to achieve civil rights for African Americans.
Implementing Choices Program Materials to Meet Curriculum Frameworks
Long Beach, CA
Our workshops are completely interactive, so be ready to be engaged and inspired!
Participants will be immersed in Freedom Now: The Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi and Immigration and the U.S. Policy Debate. Both units are provided. Participants will discuss ways to adapt these units to fit the CA Framework for Grade 11 Modern U.S. History.
During the workshop, you will:
- Be introduced to the Choices Program’s award-winning resources and approach to teaching about contested international issues;
- Examine and work with the Choices units Freedom Now: The Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi and Immigration and the U.S. Policy Debate (provided);
- Learn about other Choices resources that are appropriate for a Modern U.S. History Course
- Network with exemplary colleagues in social studies education from across the area.
Our workshops are participatory, so come ready to be engaged and inspired!California International Studies Project at Long Beach
Workshop includes the two curriculum units, Freedom Now: The Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi and Immigration and the U.S. Policy Debate, lunch, and a certificate of completion. A limited number of partial scholarships are available for pre-service teachers and for multiple registrations from the same district. Contact Mimi Stephens for details.
While U.S. History teachers are the main audience for this program, all educators who are interested in these topics are welcome to attend. Materials are appropriate for grades 7-12. Humanities teachers often use our materials and are encouraged to attend.