How Do We Teach What It Means to Be an American? | Civic Conversations
BRI's Director of Outreach Rachel Davison Humphries hosts a conversation with Nichelle Pinkney about teaching the meaning of being an American and BRI's recently revised classroom resource 'Being an American.'
Being an American
Through primary source analysis, writing assignments, discussion prompts, and other activities, students will "connect the dots" by focusing on the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, civic values, American heroes, and exploring the meaning of citizenship to them.
Missing Voices: Teaching Primary Sources from Black Authors in the Classroom | Civic Conversations
BRI's Director of Outreach Rachel Davison Humphries hosts a conversation about the missing voices of Black authors from American history. and BRI's classroom resource 'The Plainest Demands of Justice: Documents for Dialogue on the African American Experience.'