Need Resources for Women’s History Month? GALILEO Has Them!

Britannia SpotlightFirst, explore Britannica’s spotlight on women, the Encyclopædia Britannica Profiles 300 Women Who Changed the World. There, students will find an illustrated timeline of women throughout history along with articles, essays, speeches, video clips, and learning activities.

A quick search of SIRS Discoverer (elementary and middle school), SIRS Researcher (high school), or History Reference Center (middle and high school) for the word, women, will bring back many news and magazine articles, images, and more on topics ranging from fighting for voting rights to women in aeronautics and astronautics. SIRS Discoverer also includes a spotlight for Women’s History Month, so click the Spotlight of the Month feature at the bottom of the SIRS Discover home page to investigate this. SIRS Researcher includes an extensive leading issues feature about Women’s Rights with a detailed timeline, global perspectives, statistics, and more, so don’t miss that opportunity to delve into the pros and cons of this issue with your students.

Want to meet important women in Georgia? Take a look at the Women of Distinction in Georgia feature in the New Georgia Encyclopedia. Your students can read about Mary Musgrove, Hazel Raines, Rosalyn Carter, Alice Walker, and many more fascinating women.

And, to quiz students on this, catch the GeorgiaInfo’s Daily Trivia Question during the month of March. Students can also take a look at the ladies pictured in Famous Georgia Women.

A webinar to explore these resources has been scheduled for March 9 at 3:30 p.m. Register for it at the GALILEO Training page.

GALILEO staff appreciate your feedback and ideas. Please leave comments to let us and other media specialists know what resources you find helpful for this topic.

As always, if you have any questions or comments, please use the GALILEO Contact Us form to get in touch with us.

Courtney McGough
GALILEO Support Services

Posted on February 26, 2010, in GALILEO. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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