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10 Inauguration Day Resources

Students in all grade levels learn about the Presidential Inauguration and how it has changed over time with our recommended activities, background resources, primary source documents, videos, printables, and more.

Background Reading; Lesson Plan; Quiz

10 Things for Women’s Equality Day

Women’s Equality Day is August 26 and commemorates passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, granting the right to vote to women. These resources help grades K-12 learn about the suffrage movement and the 19th Amendment.

Background Reading; Lesson Plan; Multimedia

12 Free Things for St. Patrick’s Day

Curriculum resources include videos, arts & crafts, printables, worksheets, interactive maps, and tutorials for all grade levels, and explore Irish culture, history and traditions.

Themed Package

19th Amendment

The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which guarantees women the right to vote, was ratified on August 18, 1920. These resources help mark an important step in recognizing this moment in US history and equal rights for all citizens.

Article; Background Reading; Lesson Plan

366 Community Service Ideas

Here are fourteen categories of community service ideas from the 4-H Club. A PDF version is available.

Lesson Plan; Printable

60 Student-Centered Teaching Strategies

All the strategies promote students’ literacy and critical thinking skills within a respectful classroom climate.

Lesson Plan

92Y/The Paris Review: Interview Series

This site maintains an audio and video archive of interviews with writers, musicians, artists, scientists, and experts in other fields. Teachers and students across the curriculum can find resources by keyword, topic, date, artist or speaker.

Background Reading; Multimedia

A Beginner’s Guide to Immortality

A visually engaging history with five chapters on elixirs and other magical substances, immortals, magical places, what science is discovering today, and what futurists project for tomorrow.

Background Reading

A Different Mirror For Young People: A History of Multicultural America

For K-12 social studies learners: American history from the persepctive of minority groups who settled the continent. Lesson plans, support materials, and a teaching guide are included.

Background Reading; Lesson Plan; Multimedia; Printable

A Sightseer’s Guide to Engineering

This virtual field trip takes students through each of the 50 states to visit engineering projects. The resource could support social studies or STEM classes.

Background Reading; Multimedia

AASL Lesson Plans

From the American Association of School Librarians (AASL), this web sit offers lesson plans across the curriculum from the AASL Standards for the 21st-Century Learner Lesson Plan Database.

Lesson Plan

Abraham Lincoln - Team of Rivals Teacher Resources

Students wear the shoes of our 16th President as he selected – purposely from his opponents — the cabinet that would agonize, argue, and advise him through the challenges of slavery, secession, and war.

Lesson Plan; Printable

Acts of Kindness Resources

Calendars, Bookmarks, and More! This site also offers lesson plans on such topics as service learning, giving, and attitude adjustment as well as e-cards, and the KindTimes newsletter.

Lesson Plan; Multimedia

Ada Byron Lovelace

Celebrating Women in Technology goes all the way back to the year 1815! Your K-12 learners can discover the pioneer who many deem the first computer programmer with these prolific resources.

Lesson Plan

Anatomy of an Introductory Language Lesson

World language teacher Chris Livaccari presents a short introductory language lesson, with related materials on teaching languages. From the Asia Society.

Lesson Plan; Multimedia

Annenberg Learner’s Interactives

22 learning modules from Annenberg Learner provide activities that improve skills in math, science, language, history, and arts. Though a few resources are aimed at elementary students, most are intended for secondary.

Learning Game

Annette Strauss Institute Lesson Plans

A prolific selection of lesson plans for grade 6-12 social studies, civics, government, and history students, these resources list state standards for California, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

Lesson Plan

Archaeological Institute of America

Resources for grades K-12 from the Archaeological Institute of America include lesson plans and activities that range from simulated digs to preparing a Roman feast.

Lesson Plan

Art, Big Numbers & Mass Consumption

Artist Chris Jordan creates large-scale works of art that make statements about the social repercussions of mass consumerism. Educators will find these works of art useful in helping students understand big numbers, consumerism, and conceptual art.


Arts Across the Curriculum

Our hand-picked resources for all grades help you integrate music and visual arts with social studies, math and science.

Themed Package

Arts Across the Curriculum, Grades 6-8

Our hand-picked resources for grades 6-8help you integrate music and visual arts with social studies, math and science.

Themed Package

Asia for Educators

Asia for Educators is an initiative of the East Asian Curriculum Project and the Project on Asia in the Core Curriculum at Columbia University.

Multimedia; Professional Development Course; Tool

Asia Society Education & Learning

This site covers the knowledge and skills our students need for global competence.

Multimedia; Tool

AsianPacific American Heritage Month: For Teachers

This site offers teachers links to primary sources, lesson plans, images, and audio/video materials with Asian authors.


Authentic Assessment Toolbox

The Authentic Assessment Toolbox is a resource to help K-12 teachers, especially new teachers, create authentic tasks, rubrics, and standards for measuring and improving student learning.

Lesson Plan