Sample Video 53: Civil Rights 9: Stories of the Civil Rights Movement—Sister Mary Antona Ebo

Take your study of the Civil Rights Movement to individuals who participated in the struggle. Hear from Sister Mary Antona Ebo, a legendary civil rights trailblazer who in 1946 became one of the first three African American nuns in the Sisters of Mary and in 1965 marched in Selma, Alabama.

For more learning resources related to Women in History, check out the lessons available from St. Louis Post-Dispatch Newspapers in Education.

Teacher Tools

Teacher Tool 144: Stories of the Civil Rights Movement-Sister Mary Antona Ebo Program 1 Study Guide

Use this study guide to learn more about the Educate.Today video: Civil Rights 9: History in the First Person: Stories of the Civil Rights Movement-Sister mary Antona Ebo Program 1. Contents include a program description, a time-coded program agenda, related curriculum standards, and learning activities related to the program.


Teacher Tool 298: Cross Curricular Activity--Evaluating Live Interviews

This cross-curricular teacher tool, accompanying the video above, is designed to get students thinking about: 1) how live interviews can be used to learn information on topics such as those discussed in the video, and 2) the effectiveness of this interview specifically in helping their learning on this topic as well as the effectiveness (strengths and weaknesses) of interviews in general as a source of information.


Teacher Tool 300: Cross Curricular Activity--Understanding History Through Different Mediums

This interdisciplinary teacher tool, accompanying the video above, is designed to: 1) provide students the opportunity to present and interpret what they know about an historic event or time period through a medium of their choice, and 2) get students thinking about different ways history can be presented and interpreted, and how the medium chosen for presentation of an historic event or time period might affect a person's understanding of that history.


Teacher Tool 329: Understanding Primary and Secondary Sources

Educate.Today is full of primary sources to use with your students. This teacher tool focuses on understanding the difference between primary sources and secondary sources and provides an example of an activity to do with students to build their effective use of primary sources in a research project.


Teacher Tool 566: Cross-Curricular Activity--Understanding History Through Images

Download this teacher tool for an activity that gives students the opportunity to present their understanding of, and perspective on, history through images chosen or created.