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Intersections & Connections

LGBTQ-inclusive and Intersectional K-12 Supplemental Curriculum Expands Mainstream US History, Civics, and Social Studies Courses


Contracted partner schools and districts include the New York City Department of Education, the largest school district in the world, and nearly 3,000 schools in 17 states. Contact us to request a private consultation and demo.


 

History UnErased's partnership package for schools and districts is designed for perpetuity and sustainability and includes the following:

 

1. Original, High-quality Digital Content with 80+ 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 libraries and archives from across the country. Instructional resources span colonial America through the 21st century and include:

  • 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

 

2. Virtual Professional Learning 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 necessary to integrate Intersections & Connections academic content within mainstream courses. The virtual 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

Meet our team of facilitators and staff HERE

 

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.

 

 

What History UnErased Does

  • deliver the first and only comprehensive K-12 LGBTQ-inclusive, intersectional US history, civics, and social studies curriculum, aligning with all state frameworks
  • equip teachers and administrators with best practices derived from contextualized pedagogical approaches and from real-life scenarios
  • provide informational sessions for parents/caregivers promoting effective collaboration with schools
  • engage with educators and the general public about the urgent need for inclusive K-12 education through:
    • state and national conferences
    • partnering with renowned organizations
    • providing Corporate DEI sessions

 

What History UnErased Does Not Do

  • replace existing curriculum 
  • dictate specific teaching methods or administrative strategies
  • use language or materials that are not developmentally aligned
  • provide sexual health education
  • set local school or district regulations and policies

"Your curriculum is easily accessible and so impactful, and the support you provide is unmatched."- Hubert, elementary educator

"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

 


⊕ 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.   


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.