Media Literacy Week is November 6 - 10, 2017 and the Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, a part of the National Archives and Records Administration, is happy to share classroom-ready materials specifically designed to build stronger literacy skills in students. Through innovation and technology the National Archives sets the gold-standard in education for using primary sources in … Continue reading Media Literacy Week
In 2015 the Reagan Presidential Library began developing a one-of-a-kind experiential learning simulation called the Situation Room Experience. One of the pivotal issues in the Situation Room Experience regards the 25th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States. Recently we looked at how Sections 1 and 2 of the 25th Amendment were first … Continue reading The 25th Amendment: Section 3 and July 13, 1985
In 2015 the Reagan Presidential Library began developing a one-of-a-kind experiential learning simulation called the Situation Room Experience. Developed primarily for high school juniors and seniors, the game allows students to step into the role of a government official or member of the press to deal with a modern, fictional, foreign policy crisis based on … Continue reading The 25th Amendment: The Situation Room Experience and United States History
Today's post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert. Four Presidents Together: President Reagan made some remarks at the Diplomatic Entrance of the White House prior to the departure of three former Presidents, Nixon, Ford and Carter, for Egypt and President Anwar Sadat's Funeral. October 8, 1981. (C4361-12A) With President's Day coming up on … Continue reading Presidents’ Day Research Guide
President Donald J. Trump was inaugurated on Friday, January 20th, 2017 at noon. If you visited the White House website immediately following the inauguration of the 45th President, you discovered that the website for President Obama was replaced by a website highlighting the new policies of the 45th President. What happened to the Obama Administration website? … Continue reading Archived but not Forgotten… Presidential Websites.
Today's post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert Every year the Reagan Library offers the Film This! summer program for high school students. Over the course of a week students shoot and edit original documentary films. This year's theme for Film This is "Presidential Firsts," to register for this year's program, click … Continue reading Presidential Firsts! Presidential Pioneers in Education?