March is Women’s History Month, and it’s important to teach about women’s history in the classroom year-round. This is a time dedicated to acknowledging and celebrating the contributions of women in United States history and society. However, these conversations and lessons surrounding women’s history should be highlighted all school year. This blog post will walk through how to use free resources from Nearpod to teach students about women’s history in any classroom setting, for any subject, and any time of the school year.
Through Nearpod, you can teach students about women’s history in any subject such as Social Studies, ELA, Math, or Science. During these lessons, you also have the opportunity to include collaborative Nearpod activities to discuss these topics openly.
Here are 4 ways you can teach women’s history year-round with Nearpod:
1. Integrate these conversations around women’s rights and history into your social studies and ELA classroom with these free lessons.
2. Integrate these conversations around women’s rights and history into your Math and Science classroom with these free lessons.
3. Inspire students with Flocabulary videos on amazing women in history and marginalized genders
4. Prioritize representation of gender and SEL in your classroom with Nearpod tools
Using Nearpod’s interactive features like Collaborate Board and Poll, students can share how they’re feeling and discuss difficult topics openly. Encourage participation by hiding student names and share out student responses to keep the conversation going outside of devices. You can also get creative and design activities that meet your classroom needs.
Collaborate Board, Polls, and other Nearpod interactive activities can help prioritize students’ social and emotional learning needs when discussing these topics.
Nearpod’s award-winning platform is used by thousands of schools around the globe, transforming classroom engagement.