Education Resources for Students
Smithsonian Institute: The Smithsonian Institute created a digital resource guide for students here. This guide includes:
- Smithsonian Learning Lab: An interactive platform for discovering millions of authentic digital resources
- Smithsonian Open Access: A free photo archive for students
- Smithsonian Digital Volunteers Program: An online program to contribute to historical documents
- Sidedoor: A podcast from the Smithsonian
Library of Congress: The Library of Congress also created a resource guide here. This guide includes:
- Student Discovery Sets: A resource of primary source documents
- Current Exhibitions: A collection on online exhibitions
- Digital Collections: Includes content from U.S. Presidents, musicians, inventors, historic newspapers and more
- By the People: A volunteer program to contribute to historical documents and artifacts
- Classic Children’s Books: A collection available free online
- The Library of Congress’ YouTube channel: Contains a wide range of author programming, as well as content from scholars and musicians.
- Ask a Librarian: A virtual tool for the public
- The Library’s National Screening Room: Showcases the Library’s vast moving image collection.
Maryland Public Television (MPT), WETA, and Howard University Television (WHUT) created the “At-Home Learning” initiative, a public TV program consisting of 11 hours of educational programs. You can learn more about the initiative here and live stream the programs here.
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