Everyone has a story. It’s the story that makes us who we are as humans, the thoughts, emotions, and memories; and it is the storyteller who makes the stories come alive. Black History 365 is one such storyteller, that brings facts on the history of black Americans to life.
Black History 365 - An inclusive account of American history
Black History 365 is an educational entity focused on creating cutting-edge resources to encourage students, educators and other readers to become critical thinkers, compassionate listeners, fact-based, respectful communicators and action-oriented solutionists.
Black History 365 successfully documents the unique and inspiring stories of black people, groups and cultures in North America, beginning in ancient Africa and continuing till modern events and movements. It takes great pride in the transcendent approach to American history to create a gateway for connecting history with daily life. It allows students of all ethnicities to engage in meaningful conversations with teachers, peers, and their families through the lens of Black History.
Black History 365 aims at equipping the world with a more thorough, candid and interwoven understanding of African American history and realities within the world historical contexts.
About the Black History 365 textbook and curriculum
In ancient Africa, individuals called griots used to collect, maintain and dispense the treasured stories of black people, families and dynasties through their methodical word choice, masterful poetry and verbally illustrated stories. The Black History 365 textbook acts as the modern-day griot, bringing the illustrious stories to life.
The textbook curriculum is designed with integrated technology. This interactive history/social science textbook can be used independently or as supplemental text and includes interactive resources that will engage all learners.
The textbook and its corresponding K-12 curriculum are designed to not only bring the untold portions of African-American history to light, but also to cultivate an atmosphere of being authentic with each other about the history with the intention to heal, not hurt.
The textbook meets Texas state standards regarding U.S history as it provides a healthy survey of national, international and regional U.S history through the lens of African Americans. Full of rarely told history lessons, the BH365 curriculum has exclusive access to more than 3,000 original artifacts that take students and educators on a colorful journey to embracing an inclusive account of American history.
What has the Black History 365 textbook achieved?
The textbook encourages students to think critically using well-paced discussion points and sidebars that connect with modern societal challenges. The textbook meets and exceeds the Texas state standards so that students can achieve elective credits.
The BH365 textbook is creating history. It empowers students with the stories of black history and uplifts their knowledge, confidence and understanding to inspire them to achieve greater heights.
Distinctive features of BH365 eBook
- Exclusive access to high-resolution images
- The proprietary “Elephant Experience”
- Sidebar materials
- Student engagement and chapter check-ins
- Curriculum starts in ancient Africa and ends in Canada
- Professional development
- Embedded QR Codes & interactive (i.e. music)
- Community, synergistic approach
- Extraordinary advisory board
- The Solutionist Academy
- For Black Students
According to research regarding culturally responsive teaching and learning, there is a direct correlation between students’ self-awareness and academic achievement. There is an obvious need for Black American students to achieve in the same manner – being culturally astute matters!
- All Students
White students benefit from learning about other cultures in the same way as students of color. It is important for all learners to understand and acknowledge the contributions of people from varied cultures, ethnicities, and backgrounds in order to fully appreciate all of humanity.
While historically teachers have not been “trained” to teach history, BH365 offers resources and support to begin to unlearn historical biases and teach well-rounded lessons that include and engage all students.
BH365 brings history to life with KITABOO
Black History 365 is set on a noble mission to bring the inspiring stories of black people to every classroom and bring about a positive change in the world. This effort deserves a robust content delivery technology and KITABOO offered just that.
Black History 365 has delivered its eBook to users all over the world on KITABOO. It offers a one-stop solution for efficiency, effectiveness and excellence. With the perfect blend of innovation and technology, KITABOO has helped BH365 to seamlessly deliver its content across devices, helping them to expand their audience base beyond geographical boundaries.
The eBook includes rich multimedia resources such as audios, videos, online assessments, engagement activities and more. KITABOO, with its intuitive and responsive interface, can seamlessly embed and display multimedia elements and interactivities, providing an engaging and immersive reading experience to the users on the device of their choice.
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