Using Oh Freedom! to Teach Civil Rights

Start time: Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 @ 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm Eastern Time
Duration: 30 minutes

Join Dr. Elizabeth K. Eder from the online conference project team to explore Oh Freedom!, a new Smithsonian website that uses artwork, music, oral histories, objects, and primary source documents to teach about the Civil Rights movement. Learn how to use the interactive timeline, create and share lessons correlated to national standards, collect images for your classroom, and more.


eder_60Elizabeth K. Eder

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Dr. Elizabeth K. Eder works with classroom teachers, policy makers, and administrators in a wide array of settings across the United States. She develops strategic partnerships, educational products, and educator services to meet the museum’s mission to improve visual arts integrated teaching and learning in K-12 classrooms nationwide. She served as Co-Project Director for the Oh Freedom! website.

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