U.S. Courts: Women’s History Month

The federal courts observe Women’s History Month by celebrating education and accomplishments. Find inspiring profiles of women who made federal court history and inspired others to succeed and watch first-person videos of contemporary women who serve on the federal bench today.

Women’s Suffrage Webquest

This WebQuest provides structure to a historical investigation of the Women’s Suffrage Movement by using the Historical Society of Pennsylvania’s primary sources. HSP’s online resources allow students and teachers to examine and analyze a variety of different historical documents, including historical newspapers, books, pamphlets, manuscripts, photographs, maps, artwork, archived videos and audio records.

For more resources for Women’s History Month, go here.

Share My Lesson’s Virtual Conference

Check out the 30-plus sessions in this free webinar series, March 13-15, which provide “use right now” strategies and tools for teachers, paraprofessionals, and school-related personnel, parents and community members. All sessions are eligible for professional development credit, per your school’s or district’s approval. Register here.

News in the Network

  • ABOTA Foundation: Civics Lesson Plan Contest announced. Learn more.
  • Bill of Rights Institute: Topics for summer teacher programs are “Manifest Destiny and Western Expansion” and Presidential Powers: Historical Turning Points. Learn more.
  • Bill of Rights Institute: Constitutional Academy is a weeklong summer program for students. Learn more.
  • Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History: Teacher seminars across the U.S. for K-12 teachers. Learn more.
  • Library of Congress: Summer programs for K-12 teachers across many disciplines. Learn more.
  • National Constitution Center: Summer programs focus on the rule of law. Learn more.
  • TeachingAmericanHistory.org: Free continuing education opportunities, including seminars, webinars and weekend colloquia, all focused on original documents. Learn more.