Econ Lowdown is an award-winning platform with online resources from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. The free teacher portal, accessed by educators in nearly 100 countries, regions, and territories, provides K–12 resources that integrate with Canvas by Instructure.
Read in Color is bringing diverse books to Little Free Library book-sharing boxes around the world. The program has four key components: Read in Color pledge; Little Free Library installations; Free diverse books; and Recommended reading lists.
The BlackPast provides a global audience with reliable and accurate information on the history of African Americans and of people of African ancestry around the world. The compilation and concentration of these diverse resources allow BlackPast to serve as the “Google” of African American history.
The Louvre museum in Paris has put nearly half a million items from its collection online for the public to visit free of charge. The new database includes not only items on public display in the museum but also those in storage.
The renewed focus on civics education in this country provides a promising path for readying students for the challenges of twenty-first century citizenship. The Council on Foreign Relations has created a free curriculum to facilitate this critical work. Educators are invited to explore the library of curriculum units—Global Era Issues; Regions of the World; and How the World Works—and Sometimes Doesn’t.