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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

Program Year 

LEAD Theme 

2019-2020 

Creating and Defining a Nation (1492 -1789; Grades K-8)

 

Industrialization, the Great War & Civic Evolution (1878 -1920; Grades 9-12)

2020-2021

Preserving and Redefining a Nation (1789 -1865; Grades K-8)

 

Executive Power and World War (1920 -1945; Grades 9-12)

2021-2022

Reconstruction, Expansion and Civic Evolution (1865 - 1920; Grades K-8)

 

American Identity in a Global World: Cold War, Civil Rights and the Judiciary (1945- present; Grades 9-12)


 

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