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Classroom Connections

Browse lesson plans and learning activities 

Browse Documents

Browse documents from the New York State Archives

Student Research Awards

Learn more about the Student Research Awards Competition


Learn about grants available through the New York State Archives to support projects that focus on the educational use of local government records.

Consider the Source Online: Teaching with Historical Records Project

A tranformative statewide project with a regional focus, our goal is to create an online resource community for teachers and cultural organizations. Support this initiative here.


Instructional Videos

Learn about where to find historical documents creative ways to incorporate primary source documents into classroom teaching. 

Consider the Source: Historical Records in the Classroom

Learn how to incorporate primary sources into the K-12 classroom.