Lesson Plans

Its 50th anniversary may have come and gone but the 1965 Voting Rights Act still has current implications. Introduce your students to the Act and the on going impacts. These lessons align with Missouri and Illinois teaching standards.

Join us as we celebrate Literacy Day, September 8 with our partners, the St. Louis Public Schools. International Literacy Day is being celebrated across the world on 8 September, with this year's theme being "literacy and sustainable societies". The day was designated as such by Unesco and first observed in 1966. "A nation of well informed men who have been...

From December 1811 to April 1812, the New Madrid Fault Zone experienced four powerful earthquakes and thousands of minor ones. Their scale ranged from 7.0 to 8.1 on the Richter Scale. The first two of these occurred on December 16, 1811. Damage to the two small towns in the area, New Madrid and Caruthersville, was significant. The landscape was permanently...

Celebrate members of the 2015 Cardinals.

Don't forget to take the Money Smart Student Saving Pledge today! This four part set of financial lesson plans are brought to you in part by Citi and the United Way. Financial literacy is the ability to understand how money works in the world: how someone manages to earn or make it, how that person manages it, and how he/she...

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