Ed Tech News Roundup: Germs, Gaps, and the Texas Legislature

Howdy, folks! Welcome to another in a series of periodic ed tech news roundups. We hope you enjoy this one, and if you have a […]

Learning Resources for Memorial Day 2021

This year Memorial Day falls on Monday, May 31 — that’s next Monday! And while many people have a day off, educators may want to […]

Celebrate Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, a time dedicated to reflecting on the history and contributions of Americans of Asian and Pacific Islander (AAPI) backgrounds. […]

Virtual Field Trips for Presidents Day

The holiday commonly known as Presidents Day honors the birth of U.S. presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Throughout the United States, it’s commemorated on […]

Today Is National Freedom Day

The central document of the U.S. government, the Constitution, does not require the approval of the president in order to be amended. One amendment, however, […]

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 […]

Teaching and Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

In the pantheon of individuals who have immediate name recognition in the United States, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is surely among the […]

Celebrating Native American Heritage Day

In his groundbreaking 1969 book, Custer Died for Your Sins, Standing Rock Sioux historian, theologian, and activist Vine Deloria, Jr. considered the place of Native […]

Free Resources for Veterans Day

In the fall of 1914, it was clear to many that the Great War would end by Christmas. But the conflict we now call World […]

Online Resources for Constitution Day

Though it was not to take effect until ratification by the states, the United States Constitution — the foundational document of the modern U.S. government […]

The Big List of Remote Learning Social Studies Resources

Earlier this week, we took a look a several places educators can find engaging STEM and STEAM resources designed for remote learning. In this post, […]

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, […]

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