Auburn University Outreach Curriculum Development Awards


The Persistent Issues in History Network, with special funding provided by an Auburn University Outreach Scholarship Grant, proudly announces recipients of 2004-2005 curriculum development awards. Two curriculum teams were selected from a wide array of entries. Each of the four winners will receive stipends of $1000 to develop new Persistent Issues in History (PIH) curriculum materials.

Amy Foster and Denise Smith will develop lessons for a United States history unit on the 1920’s. The unit will target 6th and 11th grade students. Amy Foster teaches at Opelika Middle School in Opelika, AL. Denise Smith is employed at Greensboro West High School in the Hale County, Alabama school system.

April Threatt and Mahua Ghosh will focus on religious freedom while constructing lessons for a 7th grade Civics unit. April Threatt teaches at Opelika Middle School. Mahua Ghosh is employed at Southside Middle School in Tallassee, AL.