teacher resources

In addition to our interactive repository, TIM will impact K-12 teachers in a direct way.

During the summers of 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021, we hosted summer institutes at the University of Virginia for K-12 educators in Virginia and throughout the United States, providing information about teachers in the civil rights movement.

In each institute, teachers developed or received age-appropriate lesson plans and instructional materials that will be housed in the interactive repository. Teachers also learned how to use oral history to teach civil rights and related issues in their classrooms.

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Teachers in the Movement Curriculum

Document Based Question: How did school segregation affect Black Teachers?

In this DBQ, students investigate primary source documents to explore the guiding question: How did school desegregation affect Black teachers from the 1950s to the 1980s? After collecting information from the sources, students will write an evidence-based response to the guiding question.

Principles and Best Practices

for Oral History


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