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Browse Blog - historic sites and museums

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Joe Jelen on Google's Art Project

Mar 28 2011
Budget cuts mean field trip cuts, right? Wrong! Check out high school teacher Joe Jelen's summary of this impressive new tool from Google. [...] »

Memorializing Veterans: Teaching with Place

Nov 1 2010
What do memorials say about history and how it's remembered? On Veterans Day, take a look at national and local veterans memorials. [...] »

Amy Trenkle on Experiencing the First Amendment

Oct 4 2010
For Constitution Day, DC teacher Amy Trenkle's 8th-grade class carved out their thoughts on the First Amendment. [...] »

The Smithsonian Commons: Vast, Findable, Shareable, Free

Jul 13 2010
Chime in on the development of the Smithsonian's newest resource. [...] »

Bring "The National Parks: America's Best Idea" into the Classroom

Oct 19 2009
The new PBS film series talks about fascinating people and places we often don't pay attention to. [...] »

Bookmark This! Virtual Fieldtrips

Oct 13 2009
As good as the real thing? [...] »

Bookmark This! Teaching Mexican American History with the Bracero Program

Sep 10 2009
A resource for bilingual (Spanish-English) materials for teaching 20th century American history. [...] »

Third Graders and Local History

Aug 24 2009
Third graders explore civil rights history in their own hometown. [...] »

John Brown, Harpers Ferry, Students, History and Technology

Jun 26 2009
Middle school students interpret history at Harpers Ferry. [...] »

New Visitor's Center Opens at Monticello

Apr 14 2009
What would Thomas Jefferson Say? [...] »