Teachers often ask the education program for assistance finding primary sources and lesson plans that are online and ready for classroom use. Below are some favorite sites specifically recommended for teachers.
Whether discovering the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) for the first time or having used NARA materials in the classroom for years, explore the following resources. Pay particular attention to NARA's educational materials.
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Administered by NARA, the Presidential Libraries are an invaluable resource for helping students understand the Presidency, American history, and important issues of public policy.
In addition to the educational materials provided by the various entities of NARA, be sure to explore the primary sources and lesson plans provided by other cultural and civic institutions.
Many archival institutions hold records that address Texas history, such as primary sources or lesson plans to use in the classroom.
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National Archives General Education Resources
National Archives Presidential Resources
External Education Resources
Archival Resources for Texas History
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