Marching into Birmingham: Children as change agents

Academic Article


  • In this article, the authors implemented a series of lesson plans about the Children’s March in Birmingham Alabama to strengthen students’ understanding of historical figures’ agency. These students explored the motivations of adolescents to participate in this event. The steps and resources for the series of lesson plans are provided.
  • Published In


  • civil rights, student agency, Children's March
  • Author List

  • Witherspoon TF; Clabough J
  • Start Page

  • 22
  • End Page

  • 26
  • Volume

  • 30
  • Issue

  • 1