Black History Month – Exemplar Activities for Your Students

As promised, please find below a selection of activities we’ve cultivated for you to import directly into your Verso Classroom. Verso Library Activity: Grades 3 – 6 Black History Month – Make a Difference https://app.versoapp.com/flips/KouDMRaWpoW3jXXcE Verso Library Activity: Grades 7 – 12 Verso Activity – Black History Month: “Let America be America Again” Langston Hughes…

Professional Learning Activity – Rethinking the Approach to Black History Month

Our Chief Academic Officer, Phil Stubbs has created the following activity as a professional learning opportunity for teacher sharing and collaboration. Black History Month: We Need to Change How We Teach Black History This activity has been developed for an article authored by Keisha L. Bentley-Edwards, PhD. Dr Bentley-Edwards is an Assistant Professor of General…

Black History Month

Black History Month presents an opportunity to celebrate the humanity, the rich heritage and significant contribution of African Americans in the United States and around the globe. Throughout February, Verso Learning will be sharing a range of web-based resources and student-ready activities aimed at activating deep conversations about who we are and our developing perceptions…

Guest Blog: Dawn Lam – “Reflections of a high school English / ELD teacher committed to refining her craft”

Dawn Lam is an English teacher based at Beckman High School in Tustin Unified School District, California. What drew me to Dawn’s work is the emphasis she places on setting her students up for success. Her use of thinking time, writing frames and key academic and subject specific vocabulary, coupled with high expectations of herself…