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The current emphasis on reading and math often shortchanges history in the classroom. Let the Kansas Historical Society help integrate history education into a limited school day.

History Time:  A Newsletter for Kansas Educators

Past issues of History Time: A Newsletter for Kansas Educators

Subscribe to History Time: A Newsletter for Kansas Educators to receive monthly electronic updates of lesson plans, videos, activities, and a wealth of other educational materials provided for Kansas teachers.

 

Kansas Historical Society Education on YouTube

The Kansas Historical Society's YouTube channel for educators offers educational resources, sing alongs, video tours, and more.  Check back often for new additions.

Educational Resources (15:50) showcases many of the resources available for this school year.

 

Find us at Conferences, Inservices, and Events

Kansas Historical Society staff are attending the following events during this school year.  Stop by, explore the resources we offer, introduce yourself, and let us know how we can help you.

January 27 - February 24, 2022 - Kansas Social Studies Virtual Conference: A month of Kansas and more!

Join Kansas Council for the Social Studies for a month of free virtual events all designed to provide you with great resources for your classrooms.

  • January 27th at 6:00 PM- Kick-off with awards and keynote speaker, Kansas Artist, Stan Herd
  • January 31st at 6:00 PM- We’re Still Here-Indigineous Identity and the Making of Kansas; Dr. Brandon Haddock
  • February 1st at 6:00 PM- Zombie Geography in Kansas- Connecting to our Community Using GIS and many different types of maps
  • February 3rd at 6:00 PM- Beyond Dorothy- The Women of Kansas
  • February 9th at 7:00 PM- Dr. Dennis Rasmussen, Syracuse University
  • February 16th at 7:00 PM- Kansas Council for the Social Studies Breakout Sessions with a variety of topics!
  • February 21 at 7:00 PM - The Economics of Inflation
  • February 24 at 7:00 PM - Fiscal Policy in the Era of Covid

Opens March 1, 2022 – Registration for the June 3-18, 2022 Kansas Archeology Training Program Field School at Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site. Registration is open March 1 to May 31, limited by activity each day, and on a first come, first served basis. Several classes are offered to volunteers including Historic Preservation, Kansas Prehistory, and Geoarcheology. New participants at KATP must take the Principles of Archeology course which follows the daily orientation.