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Browse Blog - holidays and heritage

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Resources for Hispanic Heritage Month

Sep 18 2012
How do you teach Hispanic Heritage Month? With resources from Teachinghistory.org and across the web, you have plenty of approaches to explore! [...] »

Fee Free Days for National Parks

Sep 12 2012
Encourage your students to visit historical sites for free on National Park Service Fee Free Days! [...] »

Constitution Day 2012: Founding Documents

Sep 4 2012
The Constitution and the Bill of Rights inspired many other important documents in U.S. history. This Constitution Day, trace its influence through primary sources. [...] »

Teaching Work: Resources for Labor Day

Aug 31 2012
Labor Day means more than the beginning of the school year. Bring the holiday into the classroom with Teachinghistory.org's resources! [...] »

Teaching the Emancipation Proclamation on Constitution Day

Aug 27 2012
This Constitution Day, the National Endowment for the Humanities asks, how is the Emancipation Proclamation like the U.S. Constitution? [...] »

Resources for Independence Day

Jun 29 2012
Why do we celebrate the Fourth of July instead of the Second of July? Teach the context of the Declaration of Independence with these resources! [...] »

Resources for Flag Day

Jun 7 2012
Flag Day may not fall during the school year for many, but Flag Day resources are valuable all year long. [...] »

Resources for Memorial Day

May 15 2012
How do you observe Memorial Day? Teachinghistory.org shares teaching resources for the holiday. [...] »

Resources for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May 4 2012
Explore our spotlight page and discover resources for teaching about Asian Pacific American experience in May or any time. [...] »

Resources for Teaching the War of 1812

Apr 19 2012
Earlier this year, we looked at what historic sites were doing to celebrate the bicentennial of the War of 1812. But how can you teach the bicentennial in your classroom? [...] »