Every year on March 8, the world honors the accomplishments and recognizes struggles faced by women on International Women's Day.
In the United States, March is Women's History Month. Many people use the month to honor the accomplishments of American women and educate communities about the history of women in the United States and the women's rights movement.
Examine Rosalind Franklin's legacy as a pioneering woman in STEM and the prejudices she faced in these videos from @AmericanMasters.(Grades 6-12)
Explore themes of identity, race, and gender with your class as Pulitzer Prize-nominated poet Lucille Clifton reads her poem “won't you celebrate with me.” (Grades 7-12)
Female circus performers were one of the earliest groups to achieve wage parity with their male counterparts. Learn how they did it with this video from PBS's American Experience. (Grades 9-12)
Lesson Plan - Use resources from PBS NewsHour to explore the careers of 19 great women in STEM and the obstacles they overcame. (Grades 9-12)
The Women's Movements of the 19th and early 20th century and the 1960s and 1970s sought equal opportunities for women in all aspects of their lives. This collection from PBS Teachers PBS LearningMedia includes resources to teach both waves of the women's movement. (Grades 5-12)
Self-confident girls grow up to be amazing women! Here are five ways to nurture self-confidence.
Happy Women's History Month! In these books, learn about amazing women who saved lives and changed history.
Women’s History Month celebrates the accomplishments of women like Amelia Earhart, Sojourner Truth, and Eleanor Roosevelt. Inspire boys and girls to dream and dare with these recommended reads!