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.
See a list of historical highlights from Wisconsin history
from Tools for Teaching the History of Civil Rights in Milwaukee and the Nation (Madison, WI: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2015)
Use the 'History and Critical Thinking Handbook" to help guide your students to deeper and more meaningful connections to the past.
Limping Through Life: A Farm Boy's Polio Memoir
Useful facts about polio and post-polio syndrome
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!
Stonefield - a historic site
Stonefield is a museum of agricultural history and farm and village life in 1900.
First Capitol - a historic site
Tour the first capitol of Wisconsin and reimagine Wisconsin as a place of beginnings.
H.H. Bennett Studio - a historic site
Learn about Henry Hamilton Bennett, "the man who made Wisconsin Dells famous".
Old World Wisconsin - a historic site
Learn about immigrants who came late to America, as the Finns did, were left with the land most difficult to farm.