News for educators interested in WWI

An item from the organization formerly known as the World War One Centennial Commission, which contains some other useful information and opportunities for educators.


Middle and high school students in front of lockers

World War I Teaching and Learning Resources Are Now Available Through the Verizon Innovative Learning HQ Portal.

In early 2022, the Doughboy Foundation penned a partnership agreement with Verizon to bring the WWI educational materials developed during the WWI Centennial and the building of the new National WWI Memorial in Washington D.C. onto the Verizon Innovative Learning HQ portal.

For the past 10 years, Verizon Innovative Learning, Verizon’s award-winning education initiative, has been bridging the digital divide by providing technology, internet access, curricula, and other resources to students and educators at schools across the country.

We are excited to announce that the Doughboy Foundation’s WWI Memorial Apps with the core WWI Teaching and Learning Resources have gone live and are now available through Verizon Innovative Learning HQ.

Verizon and DBF logos

Teacher with middle school kids

In packaging the WWI teaching resources into lessons for the portal, we aimed to address the needs of middle and high school (grades 7-12) history and civics teachers.

The resources are standards driven, comprehensive, sourced from credentialed experts, well-crafted, contemporary, multimedia, interactive, and they can be accessed and used at no cost.

We have also organized the lessons so that a teacher can scaffold the materials into a curriculum as short as a single day or as extensive as 5+ days with a core element supported by a selection of options that look at the dramatic effect of WWI through the lens of women, African Americans, Native Americans, immigrants, citizenship. Bill of Rights, propaganda, and more..

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