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The current emphasis on reading and math often shortchanges history in the classroom. Let the Kansas Historical Society help integrate history education into a limited school day.

History Time:  A Newsletter for Kansas Educators

Past issues of History Time: A Newsletter for Kansas Educators

Subscribe to History Time: A Newsletter for Kansas Educators to receive monthly electronic updates of lesson plans, videos, activities, and a wealth of other educational materials provided for Kansas teachers.


Kansas Historical Society Education on YouTube

The Kansas Historical Society's YouTube channel for educators offers educational resources, sing alongs, video tours, and more.  Check back often for new additions.

KSHS Educational Resources - Let us tell you about the variety of educational resources we offer.

Archived recordings of our Museum After Hours lecture series offers you indepth information on a variety of subjects presented by a wide variety of historians and authors.


Find us at Conferences, Inservices, and Events

June 12-13, 2023; 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. - Project Archaeology Workshop;  Historic Lake Scott Park, Scott County, Kansas

This workshop is designed for pre-service teachers, in-service teachers, museum personnel, park employees, Scout leaders, avocational archaeologists, and archaeologists. Instructors Virginia Wulfkuhle and Gail Lundeen will model national and Kansas-specific Project Archaeology materials that are multidisciplinary, inquiry-based, and designed for, but not limited to, grades 3-8. Project Archaeology uses archaeology to foster understanding of past and present cultures; improve social studies, science, and literacy education; and enhance citizenship education to help preserve our archaeological legacy. A wide variety of curriculum materials will be provided. Class is limited to 12 participants.

Virtual Sessions and Inservices on KSHS Educational Resources

Are you having difficulties locating resources to teach Kansas history in your classroom? Book a virtual session with Assistant Director of Education and Outreach, Trae Johnson, to learn the ins and outs of kshs.org, find award-winning lesson plans, and locate over 730,000 primary sources. Instructional coaches, curriculum specialists, and teachers can email Trae at trae.johnson@ks.govto schedule a session.