Eyes on the Prize: Then and Now

nerc46-presbannerWednesday, Abbington, 1:00–2:00

Eyes on the Prize: Then and Now

Carolyn Jacobs, WGBH Education, Boston, MA



This session showcases digital educational resources that support classroom conversation around race and civil rights. Drawing on the series, “Eyes on the Prize,” WGBH produced several one-minute videos that explore the relevance of the “Eyes on the Prize” broadcast with Ferguson, Charleston, and other current stories. In addition, there are support materials and many other civil rights-related videos, lesson plans, etc. available on the free service, PBS LearningMedia™, a co-production of PBS and WGBH.

Target Audience: Middle School, High School

Strand Identification: U.S. History