Primary Sources and Research Tools
With resources appropriate for every grade level, bringing primary resources and critical thinking to the classroom has never been easier.
Download the 'Thinking Like A Historian' poster for your classroom.
Wisconsin Local Area Research Centers (ARCs) provide access to local government records, original manuscript collections and other resources
Use the 'History and Critical Thinking Handbook" to help guide your students to deeper and more meaningful connections to the past.
Learn about America's presidential elections since 1856 and discover how Wisconsin voted.
Make history come to life for your students! Tour a local historical society or museum in your area to see log cabins, blacksmith shops, historic kitchens and more!
Reed School - a historic site
Come experience one of the finest examples of rural education in Wisconsin's history.
H.H. Bennett Studio - a historic site
Learn about Henry Hamilton Bennett, "the man who made Wisconsin Dells famous".
Madeline Island Museum
Cross the waters of Lake Superior and experience a cultural encounter at the Madeline Island Museum.
First Capitol - a historic site
Tour the first capitol of Wisconsin and reimagine Wisconsin as a place of beginnings.