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Teaching History Resources

Elaine Evans
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Teaching History Resources

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact our lives, many teachers, parents, and students across the state are faced with and coping with new learning options and techniques. Some schools are using distance learning exclusively while others are using a mixed blend of online and in-person classroom settings. Other parents are opting for homeschooling their children. Whatever option you choose for the education of your children, the ISHS would like to share just a few of the many teaching history resources that are available on the Internet. If you as a teacher or parent, have other resources that you would like to share, please send your suggestions to OfficeManager@HistoryIllinois.org and we will add them to the list. 

Illinois State Archives
Teaching Packets (digital and hard copy) https://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/teaching_packages/home.html
Illinois History, Geography and Government Quiz https://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/publications/pdf_publications/ard129.pdf
100 Most Valuable Documents at the Illinois State Archives (digital exhibit) https://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/online_exhibits/100_documents/home.html

lllinois State Museum
Educator's Page: https://sites.google.com/illinoisstatemuseum.org/educatorspage/home

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
Education Page: https://www2.illinois.gov/alplm/museum/Education/Pages/default.aspx

Lincoln Home National Historic Site
Distance Learning Programs: https://www.nps.gov/liho/learn/education/learning/index.htm?fbclid=IwAR3s8y6jEcmmRnGdhqMmETkLe5zVNugCWkYfLSjkwPas45Q5LY_LmqT0VPw

Chicago History Museum
Connect with History: https://www.chicagohistory.org/education/

American History Teachers’ Collaborative
http://www.usd116.org/ProfDev/AHTC/ahtc.html

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