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1924 Early Years - Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams
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In this segment from the documentary "Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams," Vel ...

In this segment from the documentary "Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams," Vel Phillips introduces herself and shares about her early life and family.

"Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams" tells the story of one remarkable woman and the struggles she undertook to build a better community. Discover the story of civil rights activist Vel Phillips, Wisconsin's first African American woman elected secretary of state.

Lesson plans, other segments, the full documentary and other resources available at: https://wpteducation.org/vel-phillips-dream-big-dreams

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1942 Howard University - Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams
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In this segment from the documentary "Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams," Vel ...

In this segment from the documentary "Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams," Vel Phillips experiences discrimination during college and marries her husband, Dale.

"Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams" tells the story of one remarkable woman and the struggles she undertook to build a better community. Discover the story of civil rights activist Vel Phillips, Wisconsin's first African American woman elected secretary of state.

Lesson plans, other segments, the full documentary and other resources available at: https://wpteducation.org/vel-phillips-dream-big-dreams.

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1948 Law School - Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams
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In this segment from the documentary "Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams," Vel ...

In this segment from the documentary "Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams," Vel Phillips and her husband face discrimination while attending law school.

"Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams" tells the story of one remarkable woman and the struggles she undertook to build a better community. Discover the story of civil rights activist Vel Phillips, Wisconsin's first African American woman elected secretary of state.

Lesson plans, other segments, the full documentary and other resources available at: https://wpteducation.org/vel-phillips-dream-big-dreams

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09/14/2016
1956 Alderwoman - Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams
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In this segment from the documentary "Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams," learn ...

In this segment from the documentary "Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams," learn how Vel Phillips had to overcome gender and race discrimination while in office.

"Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams" tells the story of one remarkable woman and the struggles she undertook to build a better community. Discover the story of civil rights activist Vel Phillips, Wisconsin's first African American woman elected secretary of state.

Lesson plans, other segments, the full documentary and other resources available at: https://wpteducation.org/vel-phillips-dream-big-dreams

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WPT Education
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09/14/2016
1956 First Campaign - Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams
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In this segment from the documentary "Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams," Vel ...

In this segment from the documentary "Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams," Vel Phillips is elected to Milwaukee's Common Council after opening a law office with her husband.

"Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams" tells the story of one remarkable woman and the struggles she undertook to build a better community. Discover the story of civil rights activist Vel Phillips, Wisconsin's first African American woman elected secretary of state.

Lesson plans, other segments, the full documentary and other resources available at: https://wpteducation.org/vel-phillips-dream-big-dreams

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Social Studies
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WPT Education
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09/14/2016
1960 Democratic National Convention - Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams
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In this segment from the documentary "Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams," Vel ...

In this segment from the documentary "Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams," Vel Phillips is the first African American woman elected to the Democratic National Committee.

"Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams" tells the story of one remarkable woman and the struggles she undertook to build a better community. Discover the story of civil rights activist Vel Phillips, Wisconsin's first African American woman elected secretary of state.

Lesson plans, other segments, the full documentary and other resources available at: https://wpteducation.org/vel-phillips-dream-big-dreams

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09/14/2016
1962 The Road to Open Housing - Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams
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In this segment from the documentary "Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams," Milwaukee ...

In this segment from the documentary "Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams," Milwaukee residents are not allowed to buy housing in certain neighborhoods because of segregation.

"Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams" tells the story of one remarkable woman and the struggles she undertook to build a better community. Discover the story of civil rights activist Vel Phillips, Wisconsin's first African American woman elected secretary of state.

Lesson plans, other segments, the full documentary and other resources available at: https://wpteducation.org/vel-phillips-dream-big-dreams

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Social Studies
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WPT Education
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09/14/2016
1967 Open Housing - Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams
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In this segment from the documentary "Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams," Vel ...

In this segment from the documentary "Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams," Vel Phillips is arrested while rallying for the right to live in any neighborhood.

"Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams" tells the story of one remarkable woman and the struggles she undertook to build a better community. Discover the story of civil rights activist Vel Phillips, Wisconsin's first African American woman elected secretary of state.

Lesson plans, other segments, the full documentary and other resources available at: https://wpteducation.org/vel-phillips-dream-big-dreams

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09/14/2016
1971 Children's Court Judge - Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams
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In this segment from the documentary "Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams," Governor ...

In this segment from the documentary "Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams," Governor Patrick Lucey appoints Vel Phillips as a children's court judge.

"Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams" tells the story of one remarkable woman and the struggles she undertook to build a better community. Discover the story of civil rights activist Vel Phillips, Wisconsin's first African American woman elected secretary of state.

Lesson plans, other segments, the full documentary and other resources available at: https://wpteducation.org/vel-phillips-dream-big-dreams

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Social Studies
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WPT Education
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09/14/2016
1978 Secretary of State - Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams
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In this segment from the documentary "Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams," Vel ...

In this segment from the documentary "Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams," Vel Phillips is elected Wisconsin's first African American Secretary of State.

"Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams" tells the story of one remarkable woman and the struggles she undertook to build a better community. Discover the story of civil rights activist Vel Phillips, Wisconsin's first African American woman elected secretary of state.

Lesson plans, other segments, the full documentary and other resources available at: https://wpteducation.org/vel-phillips-dream-big-dreams

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Social Studies
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WPT Education
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09/14/2016
1982 After Secretary of State - Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams
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In this segment from the documentary "Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams," learn ...

In this segment from the documentary "Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams," learn how Vel Phillips continued to work for equity and justice after her political career ended.

"Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams" tells the story of one remarkable woman and the struggles she undertook to build a better community. Discover the story of civil rights activist Vel Phillips, Wisconsin's first African American woman elected secretary of state.

Lesson plans, other segments, the full documentary and other resources available at: https://wpteducation.org/vel-phillips-dream-big-dreams

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Social Studies
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WPT Education
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09/14/2016
Adaptation and Mitigation - Climate Wisconsin
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This animated video distinguishes the roles of mitigation and adaptation in responding ...

This animated video distinguishes the roles of mitigation and adaptation in responding to climate change. The video offers examples of actions that humans can take as individuals and a society to adapt to and mitigate the impacts of climate change on natural and built environments

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Environmental Literacy and Sustainability
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09/14/2016
Belle Case La Follette: Ballots And Bloomers - Wisconsin Biographies
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At a time when women were expected to stay at home, Belle ...

At a time when women were expected to stay at home, Belle Case La Follette went out and made her voice heard in national politics. She was a staunch supporter of women's rights, racial justice, physical education for women and other progressive causes

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09/14/2016
Bill Harley And Arthur Davidson: Innovation On Two Wheels - Wisconsin Biographies
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Resources, ideas, and opportunities combined at the turn of the century to ...

Resources, ideas, and opportunities combined at the turn of the century to enable Bill Harley and Arthur Davidson to realize their dream of building a better motorcycle. The company they founded as young men became one of the largest companies in Wisconsin

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Social Studies
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09/14/2016
Birkebeiner - Climate Wisconsin
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This video follows John Kotar through the 2010 American Birkebeiner cross-country ski ...

This video follows John Kotar through the 2010 American Birkebeiner cross-country ski race from Cable to Hayward, WI. Having skied every 'Birkie' since it started in 1973, John shares his experience and how the race is being threatened by climate change

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Environmental Literacy and Sustainability
Physical Science
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Chief Oshkosh: Leader In Troubled Times - Wisconsin Biographies
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During a time when the United States government was pushing many American ...

During a time when the United States government was pushing many American Indian nations off their lands, Chief Oshkosh worked to negotiate treaties that would allow the Menominee to stay in their homeland. He also promoted his people's traditional forest management practices, known today as sustainable forestry

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09/14/2016
Clan Mother: Healing The Community - The Ways
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Molly Miller - Stockbridge Munsee Band of MohicanIn Clan Mother, Molly Miller ...

Molly Miller - Stockbridge Munsee Band of MohicanIn Clan Mother, Molly Miller shares her experience as a healer and explores the role of elders in her community. One of these roles is to bring back Native language and cultural healing practices. This can be a way to heal the historical trauma that resulted when children were taken from their families during the boarding school era. As a Clan Mother, Molly is a leader in the current grassroots efforts to help young people and bring the community together by restoring traditional culture

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American Indian Studies
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WPT Education
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WPT Education
Date Added:
09/14/2016
Elizabeth Baird: Life In Territorial Wisconsin - Wisconsin Biographies
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Elizabeth Baird was a strong woman with fierce determination living on the ...

Elizabeth Baird was a strong woman with fierce determination living on the Wisconsin frontier. Born a native French speaker, Baird taught herself English and worked as an interpreter in her husband's law firm, all while operating her family's farm and recording her memoirs. Her rich descriptions about the fur trade, 1800s Green Bay, and the Peshtigo Fire provide a window into life in early Wisconsin

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Social Studies
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09/14/2016
Evaluating - Into the Book
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While students are doing research for a science project, Mrs. Pingel realizes ...

While students are doing research for a science project, Mrs. Pingel realizes they are ready for a new strategy. She introduces evaluating using examples from students' own lives and class book reviews. Malaika begins evaluating her space resources, and is drawn into a NASA web site, where she has to use the strategy to get out of a space emergency in her own rocket ship. She also manages to use the strategy to get a new dog from the Humane Society

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Date Added:
09/14/2016