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Celebrate Women Who Have Changed the World

This week, we’re excited to share new TeachersFirst content about women who have broken barriers and reshaped the world. You'll also find free resources that explore the stories of inspirational women making an impact now and throughout history. Let's use Women's History Month to uplift women's voices, celebrate their accomplishments, and inspire the next generation to continue their legacy as change-makers.

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Grades K-12

TeachersFirst's Women's History Month Resources

Explore heroes like Eleanor Roosevelt, Patsy Mink, Sojourner Truth, and others with the resources in this curated list created especially for Women's History Month. This collection highlights many individual women from various fields and times in history.

Grades K-12

TeachersFirst's Change Makers - Women in STEM

From laying the foundations of computer programming to making groundbreaking discoveries in physics and space exploration, women have left an indelible mark across STEM disciplines. Use this resource list to showcase the vital roles women play in STEM.

Grades K-12

TeachersFirst's Change Makers - Women for Freedom

Icons like Susan B. Anthony and Rosa Parks played indispensable roles in leading, fueling, and sustaining the civil rights movement and the fight for women’s suffrage. Use this collection to share these and other true change-makers with your students.

Grades K-12

TeachersFirst's Change Makers - Pioneering Women

Women have blazed trails and opened doors for future generations through their pioneering achievements in science and medicine, politics, civil rights, media, sports, and other areas. Skim this collection to find innovators to inspire your students.

Grades K-12

TeachersFirst's Change Makers - Young Women Who Have Changed the World

Young activists like Malala Yousafzai and Greta Thunberg prove girls can drive change. Despite their youth, their courage and innovation have led to progress in education and climate change. This collection shows students they, too, can make a difference.

Grades K-12

TeachersFirst's - Who Runs the World? GIRLS - Women as Change Makers

This article is designed to help teachers learn more about women who have changed the world. It includes background knowledge, a book list, class activity ideas, extension suggestions, and correlations to standards.

Grades 712

National Museum of Women in the Arts

Discover works by influential artists across history. Explore the collection by time period, medium, and topic. Artist profiles, book lists, and the ABC (Art, Books, and Creativity) curriculum make this a rich resource for recognizing women in art.

Grades 4-12

Travel Where Women Made History

Explore this virtual tour that uniquely visualizes key American historic sites for movements related to women's rights, suffrage, and literature. Locations bring to life the change-making journeys of activists in New York, Washington, D.C., and more.

Grades 6-12

Women's History - The History Channel

View the Women's History page offered by The History Channel, which includes topics such as the Equal Pay Act, stories about the history of feminism, videos about unique women, a This Day in History area, and more.

Grades 6-12

National Women's Hall of Fame

Illuminate contributions and view the profiles of outstanding heroines nominated to the National Women's Hall of Fame by watching video interviews of modern-day inductees like Rosalynn Carter, trailblazing pilot Emily Warner, and other notable women.

Grades K-12

National Women's History Museum

Discover this rich collection of resources, photos, and videos on issues related to women's suffrage. This site also includes information on women in World War II, women in education, women and the progressive movement, and female spies.

Grades 5-12

Women's History Month

As part of their extensive site for vocabulary, roots, and more, has an area about women in history that includes interactive vocabulary activities like crosswords and other printables.

This Week at TeachersFirst

There’s still time to apply for our upcoming spring book club! We’re also pleased to announce that TeachersFirst will present a free Illinois Digital Educators Alliance (IDEA) webinar—see details below. You’re also invited to read our latest blog post celebrating women in the sciences. 

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Apply for the TeachersFirst 2024 Spring Book Club

Join our teacher book club to read and discuss powerful stories that promote identity, empathy, and social-emotional growth. Customize your learning experience and climb our leaderboard by earning badges, attending pop-up edtech coaching, and more.

View the featured books and schedule »

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Wednesday, 3/20, 4:30 PM ET

IDEA | Wednesday Webinar | Tech Tools Smackdown: AI Tools

Discover the top artificial intelligence (AI) tools for your classroom in this fast-paced, fun tech smackdown webinar! Presenter Melissa Henning will showcase creative, time-saving, and engaging classroom AI assistants to help you find your MVP!

Register to save your spot for this FREE session »

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Igniting Curiosity: Stories and Resources for Celebrating Women and Girls in Science

We recently celebrated the International Day of Women and Girls in Science Day, and now is excellent opportunity to spark the spirit of curiosity by sharing the stories of brilliant women in science. This blog post shares activities and resources.

Read about ways to connect with women who are scientists »

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