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
Dear Educators, Congratulations on making it to the end of a very momentous and challenging school year! We so greatly appreciate the work you do each and every day for students. We have some wonderful news to share. Since the stay-at-home orders went into effect, we worked with our partners at iThrive Games Foundation to … Continue reading New Virtual Sim!
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”
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With two exciting Google Cultural Institute exhibits, you and those around you can attend historical exhibits from your own home. Read below for more information on each of these exciting online opportunities. Vietnam Veterans Memorial: A Story Behind the Memorial In this online exhibit, go on a tour of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, looking at … Continue reading Online Exhibits – Attend Right from Your Living Room!
The Reagan Presidential Library, in partnership with iThrive Games Foundation, is currently developing a classroom adaptation of the Situation Room Experience: Constitutional Crisis. The SEL (Social Emotional Learning) integrated civics simulation unit will include five+ days of curriculum and socially immersive digital game play. In December, the team was out conducting early testing of the … Continue reading COMING FALL 2020: Bring the Situation Room Experience To Your Classroom
Have you participated in our George Washington's Cabinet Situation Room Experience? We want to see your photo and video submissions! This contest ends on March 1st, and is open to teachers and their students, as long as the Situation Room Experience media releases have been signed prior to entry. To enter, simply email your name and photo … Continue reading Enter Our Situation Room Experience: George Washington’s Cabinet Photo Contest
George Washington, America’s first president, is perhaps best known for his role in the American Revolution. In 1781, Washington led his troops to victory by forcing the surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown. A few years later, at the Constitutional Convention at Philadelphia of 1787, Washington was elected president. After completing his two terms, Washington retired … Continue reading Radio Remarks to Young Americans on George Washington’s Birthday, Mount Vernon, Virginia February 22, 1982
This blog post comes from Eduardo, a graduate student in History at California State University Northridge, and he has just completed a Summer internship at the Reagan Library. During my recent internship at the Ronald Reagan Library I examined the Reagan Gubernatorial collection, which involved correspondence letters from conservative and liberal historical perspectives on American … Continue reading 1960’s Student Movement
This blog post is a companion piece to this exhibit on the Google Cultural Institute. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial was dedicated on November 11, 1984, Memorial Day. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial faced many challenges and obstacles, but nothing was able to prevent its creation. President Reagan was introduced by Senator John Warner at the Memorandum of Conveyance, … Continue reading Vietnam Veterans Memorial