BIOGRAPHY® Project for Schools
A&E Network's Emmy award-winning educational initiative is committed to helping young people learn about the positive impact an individual can have on society. Through this initiative A&E Classroom has compiled BIOGRAPHY videos and teaching materials which allow teachers and students across the country to explore the lives of individuals who have had an important impact on our past. To purchase the kit, please click on the above link.
Last year the BIOGRAPHY Project focused on 6 extraordinary
Americans: Jackie Robinson, Amelia Earhart, Benjamin
Franklin, Henry Ford, Susan B. Anthony, and Frederick
Douglass. This year the Project is highlighting
the works and achievements of four very diverse
people: Mozart, Mark Twain, Pocahontas, and Ponce
We hope you take advantage of all that the BIOGRAPHY
Project has to offer so that the lives that shaped
our past can influence the lives that will shape
The Biography® Experience
It! Teacher's Manual for Grades 6-12 is an educational
outreach project that links your school with
your mayor's office through a multifaceted program
of educational enrichment and academic improvement.
Created by A&E in partnership with the U.S.
Conference of Mayors, Biography®
Experience It! can strengthen your students'
understanding of the power of the individual
in our nation and local communities.
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with Biography" - learn how to write
a resume and practice interview skills
- "Taking a Stand with Biography"
- practice public speaking skills with civic
leaders as judges
- "Character and Biography" - develop
leadership skills and the characteristics
of successful people
- "Civics and Biography" - with
the participation of the mayor's office, learn
the importance of local government and good
The discussion questions, research activities,
vocabulary, and resources included in each Biography®
Teacher's Guide are designed to help students
get to know some of the most influential individuals
in history. Each Teacher's Guide indicates when
the Biography® will air or how you can purchase
Biography® Web Sites
Biography.com features the most diverse video library of stars, historical figures, icons, and newsmakers. Watch now!
Find out more about Black History and Hispanic Heritage.
The Biography Channel is proud to be the exclusive home of the Emmy-award winning Biography. series. Biography. features in-depth profiles of the exceptional people whose lives and times stir our imagination. For more about the show and other features, click here.
from Our Teachers
We would love to hear how you are incorporating
our programming in your curricula. We will feature
a selection of the creative ideas we receive
in the next issue of The Idea Book for Educators.
Teachers whose lessons are featured will be
awarded $1000. Fill out the entry form today.
Search over 25,000 of the greatest lives, past
and present, with the Biography online database.
An ideal place for your students to begin their
research, each BIOSearch offers a detailed biography
and a photograph, as well as related information