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.
from Tools for Teaching the History of Civil Rights in Milwaukee and the Nation (Madison, WI: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2015)
Introduce students to Freedom Summer with this overview of key events. Each slide contains images of original documents and notes to help guide discussion
See a list of historical highlights from Wisconsin history
Use the 'History and Critical Thinking Handbook" to help guide your students to deeper and more meaningful connections to the past.
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.
Stonefield - a historic site
Stonefield is a museum of agricultural history and farm and village life in 1900.
Old World Wisconsin - a historic site
Experience an informative tram ride around the entire Old World Wisconsin historic site.
Wade House - a historic site
At Wade House historic site, students learn about early Wisconsin transportation, travel and everyday life in a mid-19th century town.