Walkathon to Support Education About African American History
Primary Source has announced HistoryThon, an opportunity to explore African American history while supporting teachers with the tools they need, at a time when outdoor activities are safest. Participants can choose where their journey will take them as they explore walks, trails, and sites of historical importance to the African American experience selected from a list provided at registration. In addition, a chart prepared by the African American Trail Project (Tufts University) of walks, trails, and sites appears online. If you would like to incorporate HistoryThon into your teaching activities, register as a “Teacher,” and Primary Source will send you a discussion guide to use in your classroom. The event will start on Saturday, October 10, 2020, and all activities associated with participation should be completed by Wednesday, November 11, 2020. Prizes will be awarded for the most sites visited, the most miles walked, the most funds raised, the largest team of participants, and (for teachers) the most students engaged.
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