Archive for May, 2014
The First Congress faced numerous tasks, but one thing was so important that it was the first act signed into law.
Posted by Christine Blackerby on May 29, 2014, under Exhibits, Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans.
Teaching with Artifacts: What Edith Galt Wilson’s Suit Can Teach Students about World War I and Women in America
Students feel like detectives on a mission to discover what they can learn about history when they learn with artifacts.
Posted by Stephanie on May 28, 2014, under Document Spotlights, Partner Organizations, Professional Development, Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans.
Register for this workshop exploring the museum at the LBJ Libary in Austin, TX. Topics include primary sources in the classroom, pre- and post-visit activities, and content covered in the exhibits.
This coming fall, our partner National History Day (NHD) will offer graduate coursework for teachers for the first time: Introduction to Project-Based Learning through the National History Day Curriculum Framework. It’s part of their expansion of professional development for Social Studies teachers, English teachers, and School Librarians. In an effort to reach a larger number and […]
#ThankATeacher today for National Teacher Appreciation Day!
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