The following classroom activities and lesson plans are designed to help teachers integrate intercultural learning into their classrooms regardless of subject area or grade level as a means to facilitate a more inclusive and accepting learning environment. It is our hope that these free lesson ideas serve as an introduction to some key intercultural concepts and help engage your students in rich discussions and reflective learning opportunities.
EDSITEment offers free resources for teachers, students, and parents searching for high-quality K-12 humanities education materials in the subject areas of history and social studies, literature and language arts, foreign languages, arts, and culture.
A research guide put together by the American Library Association on using the Library of Congress' large collection of digitized primary sources. It includes resources for: Arts, Civics, Folklife, History, Literature, Maps, Military Experience, and STEM.
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, one of The New York Public Library’s renowned research libraries, is a world-leading cultural institution devoted to the research, preservation, and exhibition of materials focused on African American, African Diaspora, and African experiences.
A free site for librarians, educators, and researchers who want to incorporate primary sources into their programming and classes. Find primary sources and ways to use them with your patrons. The TPS Teachers' Network requires registration but it is free.
Maintained by the Smithsonian Office of Educational Technology. The Learning Lab collections model techniques for teaching with primary sources. Use activities like these to introduce different primary source types and provide your students with opportunities to practice analysis to make sense of the past.