JFK Presidential Library Teacher Resources

To help mark the 50th anniversary of the inauguration of President John F. Kennedy this month, David S. Ferriero, Archivist of the United States, and Caroline Kennedy, President of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, recently unveiled, the nation’s largest online digitized presidential archive, providing unprecedented global access to the most important papers, records, photographs and recordings of President John F. Kennedy’s thousand days in office.

There is a great section on this website for teachers. Here are just a few of the items you will find:

1.  Innovative lesson plans and online exhibits featuring archival materials to tailor your classroom’s needs. 

2.  Lesson plans and special programs to engage your students in civic affairs. 

3.  New Frontiers Newsletter for Educators. Read about upcoming programs and recent projects and events, and download classroom-ready activities on history and civic education topics. 

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