After reading the above article, weigh in:
How would you teach about slavery considering the parameters now set forth by the state of Texas? Additionally, consider how Texas drives what is put in textbooks nationally. How would this shift your approach?
- How history textbooks reflect America’s refusal to reckon with slavery – https://www.vox.com/identities/2019/8/26/20829771/slavery-textbooks-history
- Why Calling Slaves ‘Workers’ Is More Than An Editing Error – https://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2015/10/23/450826208/why-calling-slaves-workers-is-more-than-an-editing-error
- American history textbooks can differ across the country, in ways that are shaded by partisan politics. – https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/01/12/us/texas-vs-california-history-textbooks