Intersections & Connections
LGBTQ-inclusive and Intersectional K-12 Supplemental Curriculum Expands Mainstream US History, Civics, and Social Studies Courses
Our whole-school partnership model is a one-time cost, eliminating subscription fees, and includes three intertwined components: high-quality digital content, customized professional learning, and ongoing support. Request a private virtual consultation and demo here.
1. Original, High-quality Digital Content includes 70+ Content Connections Aligned with K-12 State Frameworks
All curriculum content is anchored in primary source materials meticulously curated from a range of reputable sources, including digital and print collections from the Library of Congress, National Archives, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution, and more. The variety of content spans colonial America through the 21st century and includes:
- Academically rigorous thematic units and case studies
- Teacher's guides and interactive student guides
- Digital flipbooks and stand-alone, printer-friendly pullouts
- Videos, interactive games, podcasts, posters, and more!
- Much of the curriculum is also available in Spanish
- One-step functionality to easily share with students (no login)
- Automatic updates and revisions & automatic addition of new content
"When I ask my students at the end of the semester to write about the most important thing they learned, the majority of students wrote about what they learned from your curriculum." - Danielle, high school educator
2. Virtual Professional Learning is Customized to Meet the Unique Needs of K-12 Educators and School Staff
Expert educators with decades of field experience lead our professional learning sessions and provide the intellectual preparation needed to integrate Intersections & Connections academic content within mainstream courses. Meet our team of facilitators and staff HERE. The live-session training is customized to meet unique needs and can include:
- Modeling/coaching for elementary or secondary teachers
- Methods and strategies for multilingual/multicultural classrooms
- Curriculum mapping within scope and sequence
- Analyzing authentic scenarios from the classroom
- Diversifying classroom collections and school libraries
- Full staff informational session
- Informational session for parents/caregivers
3. Ongoing Support and Continued Learning
Our monthly office hours provide sustainable support for educators and help us stay current on the evolving needs of today's world. We incorporate their input into the ongoing enhancement of our curriculum to provide the most meaningful and relevant learning experience for all. And our monthly special sessions provide new and inspiring opportunities for ongoing learning.
"Your curriculum is easily accessible and so impactful, and the support you provide is unmatched."- Hubert, elementary educator
⊕ Intersections & Connections Curriculum Reflects Over Ten Years of Research and Development
The expertise of historians, archivists, librarians, classroom teachers, curriculum designers, instructional coaches, and education policy leaders is woven into every aspect of the curriculum and professional learning and reflects over ten years of research and development. A hallmark of Intersections & Connections is perpetuity and sustainability which includes ongoing refinements, content additions, and privacy and security vigilance.
⊕ Alignment with the U.S. Department of Education's guidelines for EdTech purchasing with Title funds
- Leverage technology to improve and personalize professional learning and other supports for educators (Title II, Part A)
- Increase access to high-quality digital content for students (Title IV, Part A)
- Enhance instruction for English Learners with digital resources (Title III, Part A)
In 2019, History UnErased's leadership team co-authored the National Council for the Social Studies Position Statement on Contextualizing LGBTQ History. We are providing K-12 schools with the curriculum, training, and ongoing support they need to realize the position statement's vision of advancing the ideals of American democracy through the process of history, civics, and social studies education.