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Leading and Exploring American Democracy (L.E.A.D) American History and Civics Resources


 

In 2019 the U.S. Department of Education awarded NCHE a Presidential and Congressional Academies for American History and Civics grant to provide innovative professional development in American history, civics, government, and geography for teachers in the School District of Osceola County, Florida over three years.   Content-rich LEAD resources, including online webinars,  classroom applications/lesson plans,  primary sources, and digital courses,  will be shared here.

LEAD Topic Overview (K-8 Teacher Cohort)

Program Year 

Content Focus Years

LEAD Theme 

2019-2020 

1492 -1789

Creating and Defining a Nation

2020-2021

1789 -1865

Preserving and Redefining a Nation

2021-2022

1865 - 1920

Reconstruction, Expansion and Civic Evolution

LEAD Topic Overview (9-12 Teacher Cohort)

Program Year 

Content Focus Years

LEAD Theme 

2019-2020   

1878 -1920

Civic Evolution & The Great War

2020-2021   

1920 -1945

Executive Power and World War

2021-2022

1945- present

American Identity in a Global World

 


 

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