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Parent and Educator Resources

Whether you are teaching youth in a classroom or at home, in-person or online, these resources can support you in your efforts to develop youth learning, engagement, and resilience.

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Lesson Plans
  • Arts Edge: Art and how-to lessons for K-12 from The Kennedy Center.
  • KIPP Chicago Public Schools: Lesson plans to help art educators “engage students in meaningful artmaking around social justice topics.”
  • Library of Congress: Access to digitized primary resources from the Library of Congress, along with free lesson plans and professional development to train teachers in the use of these primary source materials.
  • Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center Digital Engagement Guide: Learn about digital resources the HHC has to offer and explore lesson plans for teaching about the Holocaust and related subjects.
  • NASA: A variety of resources including lesson plans, videos, games, and printables. Resources are searchable by grade, subject, and material type.
  • National Gallery of Art: Lessons, activities, and interactives focusing on art education.
  • National Geographic: Lesson plans, maps, and reference resources such as encyclopedic entries, all searchable by grade and subject. The site includes suggested topics each month for grades PreK-12.
  • National Women’s History Museum: Lesson plans, biographies, primary sources, and posters browsable by topic, theme, and resource type.
  • Scholastic: A variety of resources including lesson plans, book talks and discussion ideas, suggested student activities, and multimedia resources.
  • Teaching Tolerance: Lesson plans, films, printables, and more centered around teaching K-12 children around issues of social justice.
  • We Are Teachers: Lesson plans, printables, and professional development resources for educators.
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