Media Literacy Week

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

The 25th Amendment: The Situation Room Experience and United States History

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

Presidents’ Day Research Guide

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

Summer is here! High School Teachers, come out and play at the Reagan Library!

Today's post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert. Register Here for our Free Summer Situation Room Experience Open Houses for Educators. You can see it on the faces of students and teachers alike...  The blank gaze into the distance that could almost be a “thousand yard stare,” were it not for that … Continue reading Summer is here! High School Teachers, come out and play at the Reagan Library!

Thank you Palisades Charter High School!

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!