Hundreds of primary sources and teaching activities are available on a new webpage devoted to Women’s Rights and Roles in American History on DocsTeach, the online tool for teaching with documents from the National Archives. You’ll find petitions and letters; photos of protests and suffrage activities; and resources on the anti-suffrage movement, citizenship rights, and […]
Library of Congress Seeking Teacher-in-Residence
The Library of Congress has opened applications for its Teacher-in-Residence position in its Learning and Innovation Office during the 2019-20 school year. The Learning and Innovation team develops and delivers teaching materials and programs to make the Library’s collections of primary sources visible, accessible, and easy for K-12 teachers to integrate into the classroom. The […]
Resources for Women’s History Month and Free Speech
This month we offer resources on Women’s Rights from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, as well as free speech rights lessons from the American Bar Association and the Florida Joint Center for Citizenship at the Lou Frey Institute.
Going to the NCHE Conference in D.C.?
The Civics Renewal Network and several of its partner organizations will be at the conference on March 14-16. Stop by the exhibit hall and pick up great resources at Booth 9. Also, don’t miss the panel discussion at 7:30 a.m. Friday on how and why the civics and history communities should be working together. See […]
Get Ready for Law Day 2019
The 2019 Law Day theme – “Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society” – focuses on these cornerstones of representative government and calls on us to understand and protect these rights to ensure, as the U.S. Constitution proposes, “the blessings of liberty for ourselves and our posterity.” Download the Law Day 2019 Planning Guide for resources […]
Share My Lesson’s Annual Virtual Conference March 12-14
Discover more than 30 free, for-credit sessions filled with “use-right-now” strategies and tools for teachers, paraprofessionals, school-related personnel, parents and community members. Topics span the curriculum: math, social studies, English language arts, science, the arts, literacy, standards and assessments. Go here to learn more.
Resources for Presidents Day, African American History Month
This month we shine the spotlight on African American History Month, President’s Day and News in the Network.
Resources on Civil Disobedience, Reformers, and a Law-Making Poster
This month we shine the spotlight on Civil Disobedience and American Roformers. Explore resources for the classroom, including a downloadable poster!
TeachingAmericanHistory.org Releases Spring and Summer Programs
We have a full calendar of spring and summer programs scheduled in 18 states! Our programs are offered at no cost to you and we hope you will be able to join us for one (or more) of our one-day seminars. These seminars provide you the opportunity to join fellow American history, social studies, and […]
Applications Open for Library of Congress Summer Institutes
Apply to participate in a week-long Library of Congress Summer Teacher Institute or two-and-a-half day Library Media Specialist Multi-Day Workshop if you want: To learn effective strategies to incorporate primary sources into your teaching To develop an activity plan using primary sources from the Library of Congress An opportunity to interact with teachers from around […]