The Doboy Foundation Passes on the Lessons of World War I to New Generations
“Our World War I education and learning resources are comprehensive, sourced from qualified and respected professionals, and well-developed,” said Theo Mayer, Program Director of the Doboy Foundation. It’s smart, interactive, and designed to appeal to today’s students.”
May 11, 2023
May 11, 2023 – The Doboy Foundation, a non-profit World War I education organization, provides students and educators with high-quality, compelling digital learning resources about World War I. increase. Resources, including augmented reality apps and lessons that provide interactive and engaging ways to teach and learn about World War I, include Verizon Innovative, a free online education portal that helps educators bring new ways to learn. Accessible through Learning HQ. Incorporate next-generation technology into the learning experience.
Despite World War I being one of the most influential eras in American history, there are few quality teaching and learning resources about the so-called “World War I.” To bridge that gap and help new generations understand the history of World War I, the Doboy Foundation makes its collection available free of charge to teachers and students across the country.
How World War I Changed America was developed with the help of eminent experts in World War I history led by Discovery Channel Chief Historian Emeritus Dr. Libby O’Connell and published by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Chris Capozola was also included. Dr. Jennifer Keene of Chapman University. Dr. John Morrow Jr., University of Georgia. Dr. Jeffrey Sammons of New York University. and Dr. Herman Viola, Curator Emeritus of the Smithsonian Institution. Available learning resources examine war through the experiences of women, blacks, Native Americans, and immigrants to provide a complete picture of the impact of war on American society. Even through the lens of the Bill of Rights and propaganda.
“Our World War I education and learning resources are comprehensive, sourced from qualified and respected professionals, and well-developed,” said Theo Mayer, Program Director of the Doboy Foundation. It’s smart, interactive, and designed to appeal to today’s students.” “We are honored to make these materials freely available so that a new generation of students can learn about this important and often overlooked chapter of our nation’s history.”
The Doughboy Foundation’s collection, available through Verizon Innovative Learning HQ, includes:
- A 20-page “United States in World War I” history e-book.
- A video documentary series on How World War I Changed America.
- Augmented reality app for smartphones and tablets.
- Additional primary sources.
- Your teacher will guide you.and
- student worksheet.
Created for use in history and civics classes for grades 7-12, The Doboy Foundation’s World War I teaching and learning resources are standards-based and flexible. A teacher can use this material to plan a lesson about the First World War, at the shortest he can do it for one day, and at the longest he can do it for more than a week.
To further immerse today’s students in history, the Doboy Foundation also made the National World War I Memorial “Virtual Explorer” and “Visitor’s Guide” apps available through Verizon Innovative Learning HQ. These augmented reality apps can give visitors a multimedia guided tour through the National World War I Memorial in Washington, DC, or guide them virtually wherever they are.
Verizon Innovative Learning HQ is a free, award-winning educational portal that makes next-generation learning tools accessible to everyone, including a curated collection of lesson plans. Through Verizon Innovative Learning HQ, K-12 educators across the country can access everything from additional turnkey lessons to annual courses with 20 compatible augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) apps. Get free access to over 275 lesson plans. The education portal also provides educators with extensive training and resources, including over 40 professional development courses, to help them learn new skills and gain confidence in integrating technology into their learning experiences. Offers. Educators can sign up by visiting her at Verizon.com/Learning.
For more WWI educational resources, visit the Verizon Innovative Learning HQ here.
About the Doboy Foundation
The Doboy Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established in the District of Columbia in 2013 under the name “United States World War Memorial Foundation”. The Foundation’s vision is to preserve the faith of what soldiers who fought in World War I once called America’s “dohboys.” For more information, visit Doughboy.org.
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