Tag: social studies

Students & Educators
Molly Farrow 0
Top Five Reasons to Explore! Primary Sources

Explore! Primary Sources is the brand new repository of over 250 original text and audio, provided with historical context and comprehension questions to encourage active reading and analysis. The primary-source collection stretches across four centuries. It includes founding documents, Constitutional amendments, speeches, letters, patriotic songs, personal letters, Oval Office conversations,

Students & Educators
Molly Farrow 0
Elementary Spotlight: Geography

Elementary students need an engaging tool to learn the basics, the physical and political geography of their school, their neighborhood, their town, their state, and the world. Our Interactive Atlas was designed specifically to build those skills and expand that knowledge base. From identifying basic knowledge—continents, oceans, countries, and capitals—to creating unique,

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Ralph Moore 0
Presidents, We Have Presidents!

It seems that the original purpose of the President's Day national holiday has gotten somewhat lost along the way. Originally implemented by an act of Congress in 1879 to honor George Washington's February 22nd birthday, it shifted to the third Monday in February in 1971, ensuring that the holiday to honor