• Launchpad: "Oda al mar" de Pablo Neruda

    Created July 10, 2012

    Congress adopts the Great Seal of the United States

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    June 20, 1782
    Catholic mission in American southwest.

    How Teachers Can Make the Most of "When Worlds Collide"

    In this feature, Dan McDowell, AP World History teacher and consultant for the PBS film "When Worlds Collide" surveys the features of the companion website, indicating how the K-16 educational community can make the best use of these resources.

    Henry David Thoreau dies

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    May 6, 1862
  • De Colores

    Created April 13, 2012
    De Colores

    This lesson plan is designed for young learners at the beginner or beginner-intermediate level of proficiency in Spanish. The activities in this lesson plan will help students learn ten colors in Spanish and also provide them with practice to use them in context.

    Portrait of Miguel de Cervantes

    Seis gigantes de la literatura hispana

    Descubre algunos de los más grandes poetas hispanos.

    Portrait of Miguel de Cervantes

    Six Hispanic Literary Giants

    Explore the great Hispanic poets, from 1600 to present.

    Emiliano Zapata

    The Mexican Revolution: November 20th, 1910

    The year 2010 marks the centennial (El Centenario) of the Mexican Revolution, an uprising that took place roughly between 1910 and 1920, recognized as the first major political, social, and cultural revolution of the 20th century.

    Lyndon Johnson delivers “We Shall Overcome” speech

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    March 15, 1965