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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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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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