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Common Read/Common World: Cradle of Freedom: Teaching Resources

The Civil Rights Trail


Brenneman, R. (2014). Civil Rights; 'Teaching the Movement 2014'. Education Week, (26).

Frost, J. (2012). Using "Master Narratives" to Teach History: The Case of the Civil Rights Movement. History Teacher, 45(3), 437-446.

Pierson, S. (2010). Living in a Changing Society. American Educational History Journal, 37(1/2), 187-205.

Picard, A., & Gonzalez, J. J. (2002). On the Road and out of the Box: Teaching the Civil Rights Movement from a Chrysler Minivan. Journal Of American History, 88(4), 1461-1467.

PR, N. (2014, March 5). SPLC Report: Civil Rights Movement Education Remains 'Woefully Inadequate' in a Majority of States. PR Newswire US.

Swalwell, K., Pellegrino, A. M., & View, J. L. (2014). Teachers׳ curricular choices when teaching histories of oppressed people: Capturing the U.S. Civil Rights Movement. The Journal Of Social Studies Research, doi:10.1016/j.jssr.2014.11.003

Teaching about Civil Rights