Free Lesson Plans for Teachers

June 3, 2024

Check out our lesson plans page for an extensive collection of free curriculum resources for educators teaching about Korea and the Korean War. You can filter by age (elementary, middle, secondary). topic, and skill. From “5 Themes of Geography – South Korea” aimed at high schoolers to “A Child’s Perspective of the Korean War” for […]

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New Mapae Grant: My Chingu, My Friend

May 30, 2024

Check out Emily Ezell’s recently completed Mapae grant, My Chingu, My Friend. This was Emily’s second Mapae, making her eligible for a Three-Horse grant. If you’ve participated in a KWLF or WHDE event, you are eligible for to apply for your own Mapae grant. Please contact our Grant Coordinator, Eliel Hinojosa, Jr., at for details.

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SBS Hope TV Korean War Documentary

June 23, 2023

SBS Hope TV will air a special documentary on the Korean War on June 25:

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AP World History Webinar

October 4, 2022

We will offer a webinar for AP World History teachers on October 25, 2022, at 7:00pm EST. Both new and experienced teachers will find some helpful insight from leaders who have scored exams for over 15 years. View Details/Register »

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New York Historical Society Workshop: The Korean War and its Legacies

March 5, 2022

The World History Digital Education Foundation is proud to partner with the New York Historical Society to offer a special workshop on the Korean War and its legacy. This full-day educator workshop will explore primary sources on the Korean War and lessons on the legacy of the war including the Economic Miracle and North Korea. […]

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New Website: AP Human Geography Review

January 12, 2022

We recently launched a new website providing free curriculum resources for teachers and students of the AP© Human Geography course. The site,, gives detailed classroom activities for teachers, along with sample quizzes and free-response questions for students.   Visit AP Human Geography Review »

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New Book: Korea’s Place in Teaching Social Studies

November 15, 2021

As a way to enhance insights and balance perspectives on Korea’s place in our social stud- ies education, both the Korean War Legacy Foundation (KWLF) and the World History Digital Education Foundation (WHDEF), established in 2012 and in 2016, respectively, have published a series of curriculum books: Korea’s Place in Teaching World History with the […]

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A Variety of Lesson Plan Resources about Korea and the Korean War for Teachers

April 30, 2021

We are proud to note the depth and breadth of content we make available to teachers. Our lesson plans, teaching modules, books, and webinars offer useful classroom tools and activities for educators who serve lower school, middle grades, high school, and Advanced Placement students. Our offerings include: An ever-growing library of lesson plans on Korea […]

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April 2021 AP Human Geography Webinars

March 9, 2021

World History Digital Education Foundation will present in April 2021 a two-part webinar series focusing on reviewing for the upcoming AP Human Geography exam. In this virtual, interactive session, participants will access and use teaching materials that can be implemented immediately to prepare students for the AP Exam. Webinar participants will have an opportunity to […]

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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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