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March is Women’s History Month. Do you know the history of Women’s History Month? In 1980, a consortium of women’s groups and historians, led by the National Women’s History Project, successfully lobbied for national recognition. In February 1980, President Jimmy Carter issued the first Presidential Proclamation declaring the Week of March 8th, 1980 as National Women’s History Week.

Use these Listenwise audio stories this month to help students learn about the accomplishments of amazing women of all ages, cultures, races, and abilities. Expand your students’ knowledge of the contributions of women around the world.

Browse the many additional women’s stories in Listenwise  in our Women’s History Collection.

Lessons

               Black Women Math Heroes at NASA

 

            Origins and Relevance of the ‘Feminine Mystique’

 

              Themes of Belonging: Sandra Cisneros

 

            Joan of Arc’s Influence Still Shines Today

 

               First African Woman To Win Peace Prize

 

Current Events

           Amelia Earhart’s Flight

          Sandra Day O’Connor on the Supreme Court

 

        Madeleine Albright

 

            The First Female Computer Programmer

 

             Women on the Money

 

            First Female Nominee for President
           Debate: Is Wonder Woman a Good Ambassador for Women’s Issues?

 

 

Other Resources/Lessons

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