Today's post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HHOZGRadh4 To register for the last available space for Film This! 2016 Filmmaking Workshop for high school students, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Last summer while visiting the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library a flier for Film This! caught the eye of actor Atticus Shaffer. While Shaffer … Continue reading Actor Atticus Shaffer shares filmmaking lessons at the Reagan Presidential Library
The 2016 election is quickly approaching and the question of the age and health of some of the candidates is a topic that is in the spotlight of national discussion. During the conference "When Life Strikes the White House: Death, Scandal, Illness and the Responsibilities of a President,” hosted in-part by the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, Karen Kiron gave a talk about President Reagan called "The Benefit of Age, if Wisdom Prevails."
Today's post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert. Launching a big project like the Situation Room Experience requires not only a team of devoted professional staff, but community support as well. We have been incredibly fortunate to have several local schools help us dial-in the simulation during our final testing this spring … Continue reading Thank you Palisades Charter High School!
iCivics in the Classroom and at Home iCivics (formerly Our Courts) is a supplemental resource for educators designed to augment existing classroom curriculum for elementary through high school students.In order to align with the core standards in each state, iCivics is curated by themes such as the Foundations of Government, Politics and Public Policy, and International … Continue reading iCivics: Learning in any place at any time
The news flashes across the screen: THE NATION IS IN CRISIS! The tension in the room is palpable as the Secretary of State, the President’s Chief of Staff, the Secretary of Defense, and a collection of nervous aides and officials turn their gaze to you. It’s decision time and the fate of the nation, perhaps … Continue reading Situation Room Experience Open Houses
Educators, parents, aunts, uncles, cousins, coaches- if you know of any high school students in Southern California that need fun ways to stay active this summer, send them to the Reagan Library in Simi Valley! Every year we host two separate one-week Film This! workshops which give students the opportunity to create and edit a … Continue reading Film This! Student Summer Program
...your classroom could like this? Well, here at the Reagan Library, it can. What you see pictured here is a test group for a brand new "Situation Room Experience" set to open at the Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush Presidential Libraries in September, 2016. Attending students will take on the roles of members of … Continue reading What If…..