Safe Passage is a multimedia curriculum based on Ohio's academic standards in language arts and social studies for sixth- through ninth-graders. By engaging in this hands-on experience featuring the Underground Railroad, both teachers and students begin their own journeys. They explore the theme through powerful fiction and nonfiction reading, thought-provoking writing assignments and the moving stories of the people and places of the Underground Railroad.
Researched and developed by educators for educators Safe Passage includes a Teacher Guide, Instructional Video, CD with interactive map to navigate sites along the Underground Railroad, fiction and nonfiction books and an Underground Railroad poster, website and professional development for teachers.
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The Safe Passage curriculum kit is distributed free of charge to sixth- through ninth-grade language arts and social studies teachers in low-wealth southwestern Ohio public school districts. The kit is available for $75 to any other interested teacher or school.
For information about Safe Passage workshops, contact CET Learning Services at email@example.com or (513) 345-6566.
Safe Passage is made possible by a grant from the Ohio Educational Telecommunications Network Commission in support of the Ohio SchoolNet Initiative, and is made possible, in part, by The Ohio Humanities Council, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Safe Passage is a collaborative project of the Greater Cincinnati Television Educational Foundation (CET), the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, and the University of Cincinnati College of Education.