Celebrate Black History Month
Commemorate George Washington and Abraham Lincoln
In February, we celebrate the birthdays of two of our greatest presidents: George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. EDSITEment has created a handy reference with lesson plans, websites, and must-see films. Read more »
Hail and Welcome Year of the Snake!
Chinese New Year begins on February 10, when we usher in the Year of the Snake, the most enigmatic and introspective sign in the 12-year cycle of Animals of the Chinese Zodiac. Explore the symbols and customs of this annual festival. Read more »
Stressed out about the Common Core?
Quiz your students!
What big event happened on this day in February?
Join celebrity hosts for the backstories of Shakespeare’s greatest plays! Watch online as Derek Jacobi examines Richard II; Jeremy Irons considers Henry IV and Henry; David Tennant takes on Hamlet; mand Trevor Nunn focuses on The Tempest. Read more »
From Bikutsi to Reggaeton: Explore the culture and history of contemporary Africa and the African diaspora through music. Read more »
Best of the Humanities on the Web
On Being, NPR Radio Program
Listen to expansive conversations about the big questions at the center of human life, from the boldest new science of the human brain to the most ancient traditions of the human spirit. Read more »
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