Teachers

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania is committed to working with teachers to help students learn American history and historical thinking skills.   Our vast collection provides content for lessons connected to academic standards - from the founding of the nation through the twentieth century.  We have publications, online lesson, workshops, special library orientations, and more. Check out the offering on this page and contact us directly to set up programs and visits that best meet your needs.

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On March 1, 2014, the new Pennsylvania Core Standards for Reading and Writing in History and Social Studies took effect as a supplement to the existing PA Standards for history. Recently, each unit on HSP’s website...

Events for Teachers

HSP hosts workshops, lectures, document displays, and other events throughout the year. Click here to see HSP's full calendar. To view photos, videos, and audio recordings of past events, visit the media library.