2020 COVID-19 Webinar Series: WHDEF assembled a group of experts to provide context on COVID-19 as well as an introduction to the new teaching module. These free seminars ran from May 6 to May 27, 2020; you can view recordings of the webinars. Learn More »
In partnership with the National Council for Social Studies (NCSS), the World History Digital Education Foundation offers below 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 analysis of diffusion and population pyramid analyses of several countries
- Day 3: examining globalization and government responses to the crisis
These days have been designed to be taught via distance learning or in person. There are student files that can be pushed out to students in a virtual learning setting. Content for these modules were updated May 2021.