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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): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XmGAgmHVssc

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“The core of Corona 19 response is speed”… Sharing ‘K Quarantine’ with US teachers

May 15, 2020

(New York = Yonhap News) Correspondent Lee Jun-seo = A video seminar was held to share the ‘K-prevention’ model with local teachers in the United States, focusing on cases of Korea’s new coronavirus infection (Corona 19). World Health Organization (WHDEF) and Korea International Exchange Foundation (KF) hosted the ‘Corona 19 Webinar’ event hosted by the […]

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WHDE COVID-19 Webinar Series

May 1, 2020

In an effort to support teachers during a difficult time, the World History Digital Education Foundation has assembled a group of experts to provide context on COVID-19 as well as an introduction to the new teaching module on the pandemic published by the foundation. Webinars will be held on May 6, 13, 20, and 27, […]

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New COVID-19 Teaching Module

March 26, 2020

In partnership with the National Council for Social Studies (NCSS), the World History Digital Education Foundation is now offering a set of free resources for Social Studies teachers to address the current COVID-19 pandemic. The Learning Module is composed of 3 days: Day 1: historical comparison to the Influenza Pandemic of 1918 Day 2: geographic […]

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