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History: a cultural approach ...to tell the story well

A Partnership Making History

The Cultural Approach helps students view history differently

The Caroline Lawson Ivey Foundation and Columbus State University have partnered to prepare educators to teach history through the cultural approach. The Cultural Approach to History Education is a framework for a cutting-edge approach to teaching history at the kindergarten through high school levels.

Columbus State University

Columbus State University provides a creative, deeply personal and relevant college experience through nationally distinctive programs in the arts, education, business, nursing. Serving the Southeast while attracting students from around the world, Columbus State thrives on community partnerships to deliver excellence for students who want to achieve personal and professional success in an increasingly global environment. Columbus State University, located just 100 miles southwest of Atlanta, is part of the University System of Georgia and has enrollment of more than 8,200 students in a wide variety of degree programs, from online degrees to a doctorate in education. Read More

The Caroline Lawson Ivey Memorial Foundation

Established in the name of Alabama author Caroline Lawson Ivey (1912-1971), The Caroline Lawson Ivey Foundation administers grants for aspiring middle and secondary level teachers. Read More

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The Ivey Legacy

Teacher Testimonial

The Cultural Approach to Summer Camps

Over the Summer the Ivey Center was delighted to play host to the Timekeepers Camp! Our educators and their students become enthralled in the immersive experience that allowed them to travel back in time! Some highlights of the event can be seen in the video below.

Timekeepers Summer Camp