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2/16/18
Author: Kimberly McCleary

HSP’s collection offers a wealth of primary sources to help students on all grade levels dive deep into analyzing the history of African-American’s struggle for freedom and equality in the U.S. We invite you to explore our featured lesson plans spanning the Civil War to Civil Rights in Pennsylvania. Then, explore all of our African-American history focused lesson plans here.

 

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1/25/18
Author: Kimberly McCleary

We recently highlighted our updated Digital Library, inviting you to explore the origins and diversity of Pennsylvania and the United States from the colonial period and the nation's founding to the experience of contemporary life. This update is designed to help you and your students access primary sources within the classroom, on your smartphones, and from your home. There’s another great resource we would like to call your attention to – The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA).

Topics : Education
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11/22/17
Author: Beth A Twiss Houting

*This blog is the tenth in a series by Sarah Sharp, Global Educator for World Heritage Philadelphia

Introduction

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10/18/17
Author: Beth A Twiss Houting

We are happy to report that HSP has been recertified to offer Act 48 credit for the three next years.  Our teacher professional development programs offer you a chance to take a deeper dive into history, examine sources that you can use with students, and discuss with peers best teaching practices.   We have three opportunities for you in the next month.  Each program offers 3 Act 48 credits.

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10/18/17
Author: Beth A Twiss Houting

*This blog is the ninth in a series by Sarah Sharp, Global Educator for World Heritage Philadelphia

Part II: Imagining another world exposition in Philadelphia

Topics : 19th century
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10/18/17
Author: Beth A Twiss Houting

*This blog is the eighth in a series by Sarah Sharp, Global Educator for World Heritage Philadelphia.

Part I: Discussing the 1876 Centennial

Topics : Philadelphia
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10/10/17
Author: Beth A Twiss Houting

We are pleased to bring you a guest-blogger, Katie Samson, who is Assistant Director of Museum Education at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

Topics : Arts and Culture
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10/10/17
Author: Kimberly McCleary

"The world henceforth will be run by synthesizers, people able to put together the right information at the right time, think critically about it, and make important choices wisely."

~ E.O. Wilson, American Biologist, Pulitzer Prize Winner and Professor Emeritus Harvard

 

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