We're offering brand new free distance learning programs for the K-12 classroom.
This new infographic explains basic facts about the public’s rights under the Freedom of Information Act and what to expect during the FOIA process.
Interactive exhibits in Google Arts & Culture’s American Democracy collection tell the story of presidential elections in the United States.
Engage students in classroom discussions about due process and the Fifth Amendment using primary sources about Japanese-American "relocation" during WWII.
Our intern offers insight into how she’ll teach the 14th Amendment to her AP students next year using primary sources.
We are now accepting applications for Primarily Teaching—our summer institute for educators on using historical documents in the classroom. Learn more and apply online. Summer 2015 workshops will be held at our locations in: Atlanta (Morrow, GA) June 22–26 Chicago, June 22–26 Seattle, July 6–10 Washington, DC, July 6–10 West Branch, IA, July 20–24 All workshops will have a national theme—Exploration, … Continue reading Open Registration for Summer Professional Development
Registration is now open for two programs on February 18th: "The Roosevelts and Race in the 1930s and 40s" at 10:00–10:50 a.m. and 2:00–2:50 p.m. CST. Despite overwhelming support from the African American electorate, FDR's fear of losing the support of long-serving southern Democrats in Congress kept him from becoming a champion of civil rights. This … Continue reading The Roosevelts and Race: A Distance Learning Program
The LBJ Foundation invites all 12th-grade Texas students to enter the 2015 "Voting Rights Today" Essay and Documentary Contest to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. The focus of this year's essay and documentary contest is "Voting Rights Today.” The Voting Rights Act was passed as a result of the widespread disenfranchisement of … Continue reading Voting Rights Today Contest for Texas 12th Graders
Newly digitized primary sources and online teaching activities related to education equality are available on DocsTeach.
Students assemble key sentences from primary sources into poems to tell a larger story.