Goals and Objectives of this Course:
- Use prompts about the history of enslaved people in the United States to describe assumptions and insights of practitioners, researchers and self, including how the information relates to professional education practice and growth.
- Study the history of enslaved people in the United States and determine ways to include new knowledge in curricula.
- Examine the history of enslaved people in the United States by exploring myths, timelines, and trades.
- Design a lesson based on the rebellions, revolts, and rebels who worked to free those the enslaved.
- Identify what learning about the history of enslaved people in our history teaches students about themselves, and analyze best practices for facilitating difficult conversations with students.
- Articulate ideas for confronting our nation’s history using social justice, and make the connections between slavery, racism, and trauma.