The HISTORY® channel has many resources for teachers, parents and students who may be using remote learning during the COVID-19 crisis. Please visit the links below to explore these learning opportunities.
HISTORY at Home
HISTORY at Home offers teachers, parents and students a chance to learn about history independently. These resources include a collection of HISTORY’s educational shows relevant to middle school and high school curriculum topics. We have curated these shows around key themes and paired them with study guides and related content so you can easily watch, read and discuss history’s most important moments. Programs include: “America The Story of Us”, “Defining Moments in American History”, “How The States Got Their Shapes” and more. Click here to find the History At Home Resources
This Day in History
This Day in History helps students learn more about the past and its connections to the present. Each day, students can explore articles about what happened on that date in history. For educators and parents, you may want to suggest that your students start their daily history learning with TDIH. (Suitable for students ages 12 and above.)
Students can visit History.com/Topics to find original articles, photos and videos related to a broad range of history topics. The site is a great resource for history research projects and supplemental learning.
Sample Topics: Renaissance, American Civil War, 1918 Spanish Flu
Each week, we feature stories about the past that can help frame current events. This is a great way for students to make connections and understand how history shapes what happens today.
Students can read one of these stories daily and write a short synopsis or delve further into a topic. (Note: these stories are appropriate for high school students and above.)
HISTORY Film Corps
HISTORY Film Corps offers first person perspectives from military service men and women, featuring footage they captured from their experiences in uniform.
Go to HISTORY Film Corps
Biography.com is an outstanding resource for student research projects, classroom curriculum and for additional context about a wide range of people who have shaped our world. Visit www.biography.com to find many resources for lesson plans, student research projects and general reading about a wide range of individuals from throughout history.
HISTORY This Week Podcast
HISTORY presents HISTORY This Week, a weekly podcast hosted by Sally Helm that
examines watershed moments from our past. Whether or not it made the textbooks, it
most certainly made history. With new episodes available every Monday, HISTORY This
Week is a great resource to learn something new and stay connected. (Note: HISTORY This Week is appropriate for upper level high school and college students.)
Get the HISTORY This Week Podcast