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Celebrate Women’s History Month with BadgerLink Resources

Monday, February 28, 2022

Women's History Month highlights contributions that women have made to history. Use BadgerLink to find images, articles, video, and other information about scientists, writers, and other great thinkers!

Britannica School and Britannica Library

To help teach students about Women's History, Britannica's curriculum expert team has put together a few activities and resources. You can check them out

Britannica's curriculum expert team is also offering a webinar this week: Deepen Students' Understanding of Women's History through Inquiry. Navigate Britannica content and unpack strategies on how you can make your lessons more student-directed and engaging, while promoting inquiry, literacy, self-expression and critical thinking. A recording will be provided to all who register! Register for sessions on Tuesday, March 1 at 3 PM CT  or Thursday, March 3 at 3 PM CT.  Please note these webinars are available to all Britannica subscribers and may refer to content not included in BadgerLink's subscription.

History Reference Center

Search thousands of historical documents, biographies, multimedia, historical photos and maps within this resource.

Example topic: Boudica was a Celtic War Queen who challenged Rome! Learn more about her extraordinary efforts.

NoveList and NoveList K8

Find your next read by a woman author by searching genres, readalikes, and award winners in this resource.

Example topic: Check out the Women’s Prize for Fiction award list of the Orange Prize for Fiction and Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction award recipients, the UK's most prestigious annual literary award for a single novel, celebrating and promoting women writers and their works.

Poetry and Short Story Reference Center

Read thousands of poetry and short stories, many written by women, in this resource.

Today’s featured author is Gwendolyn Brooks, a 20th century, Chicago-based poet during the Harlem Renaissance and the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and 1970s. Read her works and biographical articles.


Celebrate and learn about women all year round with these lists, titles, authors, and teaching ideas from TeachingBooks!

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