The History Channel is offering its annual Save Our History grants and inviting museums, historic sites, historical societies, preservation organizations, libraries, and archives to partner with a local school or youth group and apply for funding to help preserve the history of their communities.
“It is distressingly true that our young people are all too ignorant of American history when they leave high school or even college.” Not a surprising comment for our current times, except it's not from our current times. It's from 1944...
Can your students name the 22 American Nobel Peace Prize Laureates? The Nobel Peace Laureate Project
has developed a high school curriculum to teach students the history of the Nobel Peace Prize and has made it available for free via the internet at http://www.nobelpeacelaureates.org/teach_peace.html