Civil War Aftermath and Reconstruction

april 2012, civil war, kerry wynn, mickey ebert, primary sources, reconstruction, simulation, slavery

Dr. Kerry Wynn from Washburn University and Mickey Ebert from the National Archives presented information and strategies to help teachers understand the impact of the war and Reconstruction on American society.


8th grade, immigration, lori drouhard, refugee, simulation

Lori's lesson is designed for students to role-play using the Decisions, Decisions: Immigration software to help students generate informed discussion and decision-making in your classroom.  The program can be used with one computer, whole class or with many computers.  Lori found that the whole class discussion works best.


Bringing Slavery to Life

8th grade, andrea dolezal, auction, middle passage, primary sources, simulation, slavery