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National Resources for Teaching and Learning
Various groups in the Federal government offer programs to support teaching and learning at the P-12 levels. Below is a collection of those resources.

Kids.gov 
Kids.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state, and local government web resources and educational resources for kids, parents and teachers.

Library of Congress  
National Archives 
  • For Educators
    • DocsTeach - Ready to use tools for teaching with documents, a tool to create your own interactives, and an online community for collaboration are all available to support teaching with documents.
    • Professional Development - Training for teachers includes workshops, videoconferences, summer institutes, and collaborations that are all designed to to provide you with the methods and materials to teach with the primary resources from the National Archives.
  • For Students
    • National History Day - This collection of resources comes from the federal, regional and state level to help all students learn through this project format.
    • Sign the Declaration of Independence - This interactive site (Flash required) gives students the opportunity to experience the power of freedom and democracy by adding their names to the original signatures on this historic document.

Government Printing Office

  • Federal Digital System - Provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government
  • GPO Mobile - Mobile apps to meet the increasing need for people to access government information on mobile devices.
NASA 
National Parks Service  
Federal Aviation Administration - FAA Home Page

Internal Revenue Service - IRS Home Page

Stop Bullying   

WGBH - Boston

WGBH, Boston's public television network, provides Open Vault, a searchable data base of programs, documentaries, interviews and other resources produced for public television viewing.



If you have ideas of additional programs that should be included on this page, feel free to contact Cara Hagen at cara.hagen@ties.k12.mn.us or Mary Mehsikomer at mary.mehsikomer@ties.k12.mn.us. We're always looking for more ideas.



 





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