Free, award-winning
WWI Teaching Resources for educators.

The Doughboy Foundation’s award-winning WWI Memorial Apps and core WWI Teaching Resources are now available for free to middle and high school teachers through Verizon Innovative Learning HQ.

The WWI Teaching Resources include:

  • Standards driven content developed by leading U.S. WWI historians and educators
  • A growing catalog of curriculum adaptable Lesson Plans
  • Teacher Guides
  • Student Organizers
  • Unique Primary Sources
  • Rich Media content that is engaging and contemporary such as:
    • Augmented Reality interactive mobile apps
    • A 20-page “The United States in WWI” history eBooklet
    • Mini Video Documentaries on various WWI topics

View these short videos to get an overview

LESSON 1: Grades 7-12
Installation, Overview and Familiarity

Lesson I is an introduction to the WWI Teaching and Learning Resources the Doughboy Foundation is offering through the Verizon Innovative Learning HQ.

LESSON 2: Grades 7-12
Exploring the Essential of WWI

Lesson II allows teachers to flexibly create a custom WWI syllabus that scales from 1 to 5+ days through the Verizon Innovative Learning HQ.

WWI MEMORIAL APPS
“Virtual Explorer” and “Visitor Guide”

For classrooms equipped with A/R capable mobile devices, the Apps provide interactive WWI explorations. Learn more HERE or search on “WWI Memorial” in the App stores.

The WWI Teaching Resources are being made available through Verizon Innovative Learning HQ, an initiative that helps bridge the digital divide by providing technology, internet access, curricula, and other resources to students and educators at schools across the country. Now, through this partnership the important lessons of World War I are accessible to public, private and homeschool educators bringing America’s consequential story in WWI to a next generation of learners.

Help Shape the Program

How These Resources Came to Be

This 20-minute Webinar from November 2022,  tells the story of how the WWI Teaching Resources were developed over the past years, as a part of the US WWI centennial commemoration, in collaboration with leading American WWI historians and experts. This body of work has now been packaged for middle and high school application (grades 7-12) and is offered for free to educators through a partnership with Verizon Innovative Learning HQ.