Pilgrimage: March on Washington

UNITED STATES The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, celebrated 50 years ago today, is the top “Historic Pilgrimage,” according to National Geographic’s Places of a Lifetime book series. (National Geographic Books) Use our resources to better understand the march and its appeal as a pilgrimage for thousands of Americans supporting civil and economic rights for all citizens. Discussion Ideas The National Geographic article identifies … Continue reading Pilgrimage: March on Washington

What’s in your backpack?

Subscribe to this blog’s feed                              It’s back-to-school: Are you geography ready? As parents and students hurry to prepare for the new school year, now is a perfect time to think about ways to ensure that kids have access to great geography resources. Here’s an idea: As you’re filling backpacks with pencils, rulers, and spiral notebooks, why … Continue reading What’s in your backpack?