Modules for Teachers of AP Human Geography Now Available

January 5, 2021

“Korea’s Place in Teaching Human Geography: Lessons on the Population, Culture, and Economy of the Republic of Korea,” a new resource for teachers, goes beyond the political headlines to provide readers with a greater understanding of the country itself as it faces the challenges of population growth, a changing cultural landscape, and rapid economic development. […]

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The Diplomat: Engagement Is a Virtue, Especially on the Korean Peninsula

November 16, 2020

An article by Song Young Gil in The Diplomat, dated November 14, 2020, asserts that “[t]he incoming Biden administration has plenty to handle, but it should not forget the Korean Peninsula”: There was no “October surprise” this election cycle for the U.S. and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK, North Korea) — there wasn’t […]

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The Korea Times: Veterans call for end to Korean War

October 27, 2020

A recent article in The Korea Times featured the Korean War Legacy Foundation and its work: An international call to bring an end to the Korean War and replace the Armistice Agreement with a peace treaty is reemerging through the voices of veterans amid the stalemate in U.S.-North Korea denuclearization talks and the upcoming U.S. […]

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Veterans Day 2020 Lesson Plans

October 13, 2020

In honor of the upcoming Veterans Day holiday, we have collected together a series of lesson plans – all resources free for teachers to use: Honoring Korean War Veterans This lesson will allow students to apply the information they have learned about the Korean War and develop a medium to honor the sacrifices of Korean […]

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New Publication: Exploring and Teaching the Korean War

July 31, 2020

Exploring and Teaching the Korean War is a new secondary education publication of the Historical Association in partnership with the Korean War Legacy Foundation and World History Digital Education. The Korean War has been called ‘The Forgotten War’. Yet it was profoundly significant to the development of the Cold War. It had a cataclysmic impact […]

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WHDE to Offer NCSS 2020 PreConference Clinic

July 23, 2020

The World History Digital Education Foundation will host a Pre-Conference Clinic focusing on teaching geography in general and AP Human Geography in particular as part of NCSS 2020. In this virtual, interactive session, participants will work with and use teaching materials that can be implemented immediately in the classroom. Participants will have an opportunity to […]

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Dr. Jongwoo Han Featured in June 2020 Korea Foundation Newsletter

June 4, 2020

Dr. Jongwoo Han, President of the World History Digital Education Foundation, was the feature of a story in the June 2020 newsletter from the Korea Foundation: Recently, the US-based World History Digital Education Foundation (WHDEF) distributed the COVID-19 Module to teachers at American secondary schools. This collection of educational materials explaining how Korea has countered […]

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WHDE Offers Lesson Plans for Teachers on Korean Topics

May 30, 2020

The World History Digital Education Foundation now offers free resources for teachers to help students better understand Korea. The lesson plans cover a variety of topics including geography, religion, economic development, culture, history, and the Korean War. The archive of lesson plans is searchable by topic, skill, and grade level. Plans can be downloaded in […]

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COVID-19 Webinar Series Highlighted in South Korea’s Maeil Business Newspaper

May 17, 2020

A May 15, 2020, article on the Korean news organization MK’s website highlighted the WHDEF’s COVID-19 Webinar Series. A translated version of the article is below. Read the original article (in Korean) Of swine coronavirus infection Korea (corona 19) held a video seminar to share the ‘K- Defense’ model mainly corresponds to the case in […]

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World History Digital Education Foundation Featured on Canada Korean Broadcast

May 16, 2020

WHDE was featured on the May 15, 2020, edition of the Canada Korean Broadcast. Watch on YouTube (in Korean):

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