Resources for Distance Learning

British Museum
This article published by the British Museum staff outlines 11 ways to use the museum’s collections in an online classroom environment, including virtual tours, videos, podcasts, lesson plans, and more.

National Archives
The National Archives offers a long list of ways to visit the archives without leaving school or home. Online databases, professional development webinars, and dozens of lesson plans are among the resources included.

Coronavirus Resources: Teaching, Learning, and Thinking Critically
This is an excellent resource page published by the New York Times. Its purpose is to provide a list of resources and discussion questions to encourage students to think critically about news media. The Times also offers daily writing prompts, short documentary films, and interative multimedia discussions.

Lesson of the Day
Short lessons plans featuring currect events news articles by the New York Times.

Facing History
This website hosts a wealth of content suitable for use in an online classroom environment. It provides an excellent list of resources, including tips for providing emotional support to adolescent students, on-demand webinars, and even a guide for organizing online book clubs.