Happy New Year – Join Us For Winter and Spring Programs!

The Presidential Primary Sources Project is offering new programs, beginning January 2021! These classes are free, interactive, and aimed for students in grades 4-12. Below you’ll find a list of all the courses being offered. We hope you’ll join us! Sign up here for fall programs for students and families, or professional development webinars for … Continue reading Happy New Year – Join Us For Winter and Spring Programs!

Three New Virtual Sims: Sign Up Today!

In partnership with iThrive Games Foundation, we have created three different virtual simulations to bring the Situation Room Experience (SRE) to your online classrooms!  Each iThrive Sim scenario is designed using the best SRE strategies, and they are all available fully online. They map to core standards and include a variety of opportunities for social … Continue reading Three New Virtual Sims: Sign Up Today!

Media Literacy Week: Resources and Guides

Image courtesy of https://medialiteracyweek.us/. This week, October 26th - 30th, 2020, is Media Literacy Week! We’re happy to share classroom-ready materials specifically designed to build stronger literacy skills in students. Below, find links to resources that are useful for teaching media literacy and critical thinking in the classroom.  How to Read a News Story For … Continue reading Media Literacy Week: Resources and Guides

iThrive Virtual Sim: Lives in Balance – Sign Up Today!

On Saturday, November 7th, we invite you to join us at 10 a.m. PST for a Virtual Open House. Learn more about our new online sim, hear from teachers who have already used it in their classrooms, and get a firsthand look at the sim itself! To sign up, click here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qI3_ixQSCPM&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR0mSJR07YyYyoLdB6SPIfAHpuUos_fwPLJYZYb7GdV-KENbW426tQKXuRs Watch the trailer … Continue reading iThrive Virtual Sim: Lives in Balance – Sign Up Today!

Advise On A New Amendment | Constitution Day 2020!

In honor of the 233rd anniversary of the signing of our Constitution, we'd like to hear from you! Imagine you had the opportunity to weigh in on a new Constitutional Amendment. What would it be? Pick from the suggestions below or write your own! Put your answer in the comment box and we might shout … Continue reading Advise On A New Amendment | Constitution Day 2020!

Join Us For Fall Online Programs – and Welcome Back to School!

We’re so excited to continue our distance learning webinars throughout the fall semester - below you’ll find a list of all the courses being offered. We hope you’ll join us! Sign up here for fall programs for students and families, or professional development webinars for educators! Programs will take place at 2pm ET unless otherwise … Continue reading Join Us For Fall Online Programs – and Welcome Back to School!

Join Us For Online Summer & Fall Programs!

In partnership with the Presidential Primary Sources Project, distance learning classes are continuing with a variety of summer and fall sessions, for both students and educators! Programs for students are aimed for grades 3 - 12, and will take place at 2pm ET / 11am PST unless otherwise noted. Sign up here for summer or … Continue reading Join Us For Online Summer & Fall Programs!

The Titanic and the Passengers Who Boarded It: Research and Assignment Guide

The Titanic, docked in Southampton, England. The Titanic is one of the most famous ships in history: leaving England on April 10th, 1912, it was only on the water for three days before it collided with an iceberg and sank on April 15th, 1912. In this guide, we provide research and information on the ship, … Continue reading The Titanic and the Passengers Who Boarded It: Research and Assignment Guide

Create Your Own Digital “Walking Tour”

Stop #1 of the walking tour of Philadelphia - "Elfreth’s Alley is a National Historic Landmark located in Philadelphia’s Old City neighborhood. It’s  known as “Our nation’s oldest residential street.” (Lindsay Lazarski/WHYY)." The Situation Room Experience, “Washington’s Cabinet” scenario takes place in the year 1793. One of the many issues students face as they take … Continue reading Create Your Own Digital “Walking Tour”