How Charles Dickens Saw America

On January 22, 1842, famed British author Charles Dickens, whose stories of life in Victorian England continue to capture the imagination of readers worldwide, arrived […]

Remembering Microsoft Internet Explorer (1995–2021)

Last month, Microsoft announced that it would no longer support the Internet Explorer browser beginning in 2021. Once the dominant way to access the web, […]

Hypertext Docs: Teaching the Bonus March

July 28th marks the 88th anniversary of the clash that ended the U.S. veteran’s protest movement known as the Bonus Army, or Bonus March. Today, […]

The Legacy of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

July 20th marks the 51st anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, the first human exploration of Earth’s Moon. On the occasion of Neil Armstrong’s […]

Celebrate Smokey Bear’s 75th Birthday with These Free Digital Resources

This August marks 75 years of Smokey Bear, the portly park ranger who reminds us just who can prevent wildfires. Initially created during World War […]

Exploring Civil Rights History with Digital Resources

June 11th marks the 56th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s Oval-Office address outlining his goals for civil rights in the United States. In 1964, […]

Using Google Earth to Follow the Trail of Lewis and Clark

May 14th marks the 215th anniversary of the start of the Lewis and Clark expedition. The Corps of Discovery, as the group was known, set […]

How the Space Race Changed American Education

April 12 marks the 58th anniversary of the first human spaceflight, achieved by Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. On the occasion now called the International Day […]

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