This section of the website is devoted to models for high school teachers and college instructors to integrate the myriad content presented here into their classrooms. We have used both historical and artistic strategies to engage learners from 9th grade to college. By providing three curricular foci, Method, Theory and Praxis, we encourage educators to use the materials to explore new ways of teaching women’s history, the history of HIV/AIDS, and cultural production practices.
The two comprehensive plans, one art-based, the other primary source-based, can be followed in whole or in part, and we encourage you to read through the curricula to find the combination of activities that meet your community’s needs. The arts-based lesson plan lets students explore the connections between reproductive justice and the history of HIV/AIDS, while producing their own artwork. The primary source-based lesson plan encourages students to engage in historical thinking to map the historical and contemporary experiences of women living with HIV/AIDS.
Download the entire arts-based: Reproductive Justice + HIV/AIDS Lesson Plan
Download the entire primary source-based: Thinking Historically About Women and HIV Lesson Plan