January 18th, 2017

High School Resource: Martin Luther King Jr. Day by History.com

High School Resource Martin Luther King Jr. Day This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.E.1, SS.E.1.1, SS.E.1.3, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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January 17th, 2017

Middle School Resource: Martin Luther Sparks a Revolution by History.com

Middle School Resource Martin Luther Sparks a Revolution This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on what led to the Protestant Reformation. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.E.1, SS.E.1.2, SS.E.1.3 and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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January 16th, 2017

Elementary School Resource: Learning To Respect Each Other by Discovery Education

Elementary School Resource Learning To Respect Each Other In this resource, students will understand the following: Dr. Martin Luther King was a strong advocate of nonviolent protest and fought for civil rights for all Americans with an eloquence that can be found in speeches such as his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. Throughout U.S. […]

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January 11th, 2017

High School Resource: Transportation Systems – Two Liter Boat Activity by NYSATL

High School Resource Transportation Systems: Two Liter Boat Activity by NYSATL In this Learning Experience, students design and build full-size boats that are raced in the school’s swimming pool, paddled by the designers. The boats are made out of two-liter plastic bottles, chicken wire, and plywood. The students are enrolled in an elective Transportation Systems […]

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January 10th, 2017

Middle School Resource: An Era Of Innovation by Discovery Education

Middle School Resource An Era Of Innovation by Discovery Education In this lesson plan, students will research significant transportation milestones during the past century; determine the impact of these milestones on society, the economy, communication, travel, and their lives; and design and present “decade in transportation” exhibits. Related NY State Academic Standards: MST5.E.HT5, MST5.E.HT5.1, MST5.E.IT6 […]

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January 9th, 2017

Elementary School Resource: Transportation in the 20th Century

Elementary School Resource Transportation in the 20th Century In this lesson students will learn about the progress of transportation during the 20th century, including railroads, automobiles, airplanes and space travel. This Web-based Lesson is appropriate for grade level(s) 4. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.E.4.1D, SS4.E.1D.04.01 Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands […]

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January 4th, 2017

High School Resource: The Constitution: Counter Revolution or National Salvation? by Library of Congress

High School Resource The Constitution: Counter-Revolution or National Salvation? It is Fall 1787. The Federal Convention has recently concluded its closed-door meetings in Philadelphia and presented the nation with a new model for the government. It is now up to each special state convention to decide whether to replace the Articles of Confederation with this […]

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January 3rd, 2017

Middle School Resource: Separation Of Powers by Discovery Education

Middle School Resource Separation Of Powers by Discovery Education Objectives: Define the concept of federalism. Describe how federalism works at government and school levels. Create a written proposal outlining the powers a school-wide government should hold and the powers individual classrooms should hold. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.E.1, SS.E.1.1, SS.E.1.2, and more! Be sure […]

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January 2nd, 2017

Elementary School Resource: Branches of Government – Student Activity

Elementary School Resource Branches of Government – Student Activity This site offers a description of how to make a mobile, which contains the duties of the president, congress and the Supreme Court using different colors of paper to distinguish each branch and help students remember each. This would be used a review after teaching about […]

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December 28th, 2016

High School Resource: History of New Year’s Eve by History.com

High School Resource History of New Year’s Eve This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the history of New Year’s Eve celebrations. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.E.1, SS.E.1.1, SS.E.1.2 and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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