History

Military History Podcast

George Hageman is the writer and producer of the Military History Podcast ( www.militaryhistorypodcast.com). His weekly, 10-15 minute-long, thoroughly-researched podcasts are on topics of history that he, a 16 year-old high school junior in Seattle, finds interesting. His 85+ episodes have been downloaded to iPods and computers around the world over 1.3 million times....
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Historic Hotels of America

Historic Hotels of America is a program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Historic Hotels has identified more than 200 hotels that have faithfully maintained their historic integrity, architecture and ambiance. To be selected for this prestigious program, a hotel must be at least 50 years old, listed in or eligible for the...
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English History Resources from The Henry Tudor Drama Company

Ray Irving of the Henry Tudor Drama Company recently sent along this press release. The HenryTudor drama company has now been successfully operating throughout the UK for two years building up to over 250 bookings per year. Mainly schools and Tudor halls have been the customer base but a good spread of Castles and...
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Women Who Dare

For more than 200 hundred years, the Library of Congress has been gathering the resources necessary to tell the stories of the world’s most extraordinary women. Drawing on the photographs, letters and archival material in the collections of the Library of Congress, the Women Who Dare series celebrates the lives of women who have...
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Young Patriot Series

Patria Press, Inc. recently sent along a note to tell us about their Young Patriot Series. They wrote: The Young Patriots Series hooks kids on history by telling the story of famous poeple when THEY were young,” notes Young Patriots Series creator Florrie Kichler. Originally published 50 years ago, the Young Patriots Series titles...
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Find the Fun Productions – American History

American History DVDS from Howard Egger-Bovet
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Veterans Day Educational Resources Available Online

Veterans Day, November 11, is a great opportunity to teach younger generations about the sacrifices made by the men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces. To help parents and educators make the most of this opportunity, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides a 34-page teacher resource guide...
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Early American Paper Quilling

Early American Paper Quilling from Home Education Magazine’s Hands-On Learning Columnist- Kathy Ceceri She writes: “Back in Colonial America, hobbies were serious business. Whether they were taught at home or at school, girls were expected to learn their own kind of three “R’s”: refinements, recreations, and reading novels. As author Felice Hodges writes in...
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2006 Skipping Stones Honor Awards

Skipping Stones is an International, Multicultural Magazine and the recently sent the following announcement of their 13th annual book awards: The 2006 Skipping Stones Honor Awards committee announces the winners of our 13th Annual Book Awards. Twenty-five honored books, in the following four categories, encourage understanding of world’s diverse cultures, nature and ecological richness....
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World History Through Crafts

Kathy Ceceri’s World History Through Crafts‘ website is a work in progress, but it’s already a wonderful source of inspiration for world history and cultures. Visit World History Through Craft’s and you will find: Early American Pastimes Ancient Celtic Metal Work Life in the Arctic Prehistoric Cave Paintings The Abacus and the History of Counting...
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