Thank You, Teachers!

We celebrate and express our gratitude and appreciation to all teachers on May 7, National Teacher Day. Thank you! Also this month, the Constitutional Convention opened on May 25, 1787, in Philadelphia; and Brown v. Board of Education was decided on May 17, 1954.

Teaching about Earth Day, Supreme Court, Presidency

We celebrate Earth Day on April 22. Be sure to check out resources from Share My Lesson, as well as a ConSource lesson plan on the Supreme Court and Core Documents on the executive branch from

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.

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.

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. 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studies, and government teachers and explore themes in American history and government through the study of original historical documents. Go here to explore the program calendar and to register for programs in your area.