A man who wears many hats at Kennedy High School creates safe & fun spaces for all kids to belong. Thank you, Mr. Lester.
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How do prairie plants help the Earth? Explore the effect prairie plants have on the carbon cycle.
Learn how the NAWSA (led by Carrie Chapman Catt), with President Wilson’s help, got the 19th Amendment ratified.
Explore how the 19th Amendment came to be by looking closer at the strong women who created and lead the NAWSA.
Learn why John Tinker felt it was important to protest the Vietnam War.
Mary Beth and John Tinker react to the Supreme Court decision and the “Tinker Standard”.
Learn about the landmark 1969 U.S. Supreme Court decision that defined students free speech rights.
Learn about the first successful school desegregation case in the United States.
Examine how Alexander Clark’s work influenced the lives of Black Americans before and after the Civil War.
Discover how Alexander Clark and the work of abolitionists in Iowa played a critical role in the abolitionist movement.
Learn about the 332 Fighter Group that helped to defeat the Axis powers during World War II.
The seeds of World War II were sown in the treaties that ended World War I. Learn with this article from Iowa Pathways.
Getting key ideas and details is one way to reach a student with significant cognitive disabilities (SCD).
Story Retelling with AAC is one way to reach a student with significant cognitive disabilities (SCD).
This collection features strategies for literacy instruction meant for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
Barack Obama gains the support of first-time and independent voters to win the democratic nomination in the 2008 Iowa caucuses.
In 1972, the Iowa caucuses became the first major event in the nomination process for President of the United States.
Have you ever wondered why Iowa is the first state in the nation to select local delegates for national conventions?
Troops from Iowa worked to empower Afghans by improving agriculture practices and developing entrepreneurial skills.
Along with winning the hearts and trust of the Afghan people, American forces helped to repair damaged infrastructure.
Join us in remembering 9/11. After terrorists attacked New York, Pennsylvania & Washington, D.C., 3000 Iowans mobilized.
In this activity, your child will fold and glue paper to build 3D shapes while learning math vocabulary.
Wars have been a part of Iowa's history since the first inhabitants arrived. Explore War and Conflict on Iowa Pathways.
Explore these STEAM Activities to support your students' learning.
Examine how keeping up to date on prices and factors influencing the market helps producers make informed decisions.
Billions of dollars move through the agricultural marketplace each year. Explore the government’s role in agriculture.
Learn about the Korean War from the Iowans who served.
Analyze the causes of a war that has been forgotten by many but the Iowans who served on its battlefields.
Explore the sacrifices that Iowans made at home and on the frontlines to win the fight against the Axis powers.
Examine one of the most turbulent times in American history from the perspective of the Iowa veterans who were there.
Learn about the War in Afghanistan through the Iowans who were there. Iowa soldiers reflect on their experiences.
Explore the role Iowans played in preserving the rights and freedoms of individuals around the world.
Explore Agriculture’s rich tradition of embracing technology to improve crops, business practices, and rural life.
Celebrate the 100-year anniversary of Iowa State Parks by joining Iowa artists that find inspiration in our parks.
This special Iowa Outdoors episode features a look at select parks from the sky!
Iowa Outdoors celebrates Iowa State Parks by showcasing park history, trail experiences and inspiring photography.
Just walk the trails at Pine Lake or Effigy Mounds to see the lasting effect members of the CCC have had on our state.
Iowa’s state park system was started by the Iowa Federation of Women (IFW).
Explore Iowa history topics including politics, civil rights, industry, agriculture and conflicts.
Explore photos and first-person accounts of farm life during the Great Depression and the early twentieth century.
Celebrate Earth Day with Iowa PBS with some of these great resources
Go on an educational exploration of Iowa’s natural environments and environmental challenges.
Discover what the New Deal and Civilian Conservation Corps have to do with our Iowa state parks.
Explore the life of Dr. Carver. Born into slavery, Carver become one of the best-known black Americans in the world.
Buxton Iowa's impact on America has lasted for generations. Explore the racial harmony that existed in this Iowa town.
From abolitionist to school integration, learn how Alexander Clark fought for civil rights for all Iowans.
These Iowa stories will inspire you and your students to right wrongs big and small to change the world in which we live.
Delve into the memories of those who put their lives on hold in the fight against the Axis powers.
Learn about farm life in rural America during the Great Depression and early twentieth century.
Grasp the impact of the War on Terror with first-hand military and civilians accounts of the war.
Explore how Iowa became a testing ground and the first electoral event for presidential candidates.
Explore the life of Iowan, Alexander Clark from school desegregation to U.S. Ambassador to Liberia.
Explore Freedom Summer, the 1964 voter registration drive to register Black voters in Mississippi.
Explore ELA strategies for instruction for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
Examine the economic and personal disasters that afflicted the agriculture sector in the 1980s.
Explore the experiences of young orphan train riders.
Learn about the historic battle that led to free speech rights for public school students.
Examine one of the most turbulent periods in American history told by those who were there.
Foster acceptance and knowledge of others in your classroom with this multi-station collection.
Iowa-based science phenomena for your classroom.
Learn more about Iowan Carrie Chapman Catt’s compelling life story and the suffrage movement.
Foster scientific exploration through interactive experiences.
Learn about transformational moments in American history.
Explore connections among science, technology and agriculture.
Explore the people, places and events in Iowa history.
Solve odd cases and create useful gadgets.
Learn about scientist, teacher, humanitarian, environmentalist and artist George Washington Carver.