Education Links

New History at Old Red: A Conference on Texas, United States & World History Old Red Museum in Dallas in partnership with SMU and the THC is hosting a one-day educator's workshop on September 19, 2015. This year's conference topic is Immigration, and participants will hear from experts and participate in hands-on breakout sessions. To register, visit the Old Red website

The Institute of Texan Cultures The ITC's Education website has lots of information and activities for teachers, parents, and children, including "Just for Kids: Adventures in Texas History and Culture." 

TeachingTexas.org Teaching Texas is the premier site for finding resources to teach Texas studies. All resources are linked to 4th and 7th grade TEKS. The website is a collaborative project of the Texas State Historical Association, the Portal to Texas History, and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, as well as others. You can also find THC educational materials here. 

Research Links

The Handbook of Texas Online The Handbook of Texas Online is a multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture sponsored by the Texas State Historical Association.

Portal to Texas History The Portal is a gateway to Texas history materials. You may discover anything from an ancestor's picture in a college yearbook to a rare historical map.

Texas Beyond History Texas Beyond History is a public education service of the Texas Archeological Research Laboratory at the University of Texas at Austin, in partnership with the Department of Anthropology at Texas State University and 15 other organizations.

The General Land Office Map Collection The vast Map Collection of the Texas General Land Office Archivesconsists of more than 80,000 manuscript and lithograph (printed) maps, sketches and documents dating from the early 1800s.

Celebrating Texas This site supports Celebrating Texas, Honoring the Past, Building the Future, a middle school Texas history program from McDougal Littell.