“Architecture is Frozen Music” Great Massachusetts Buildings – 25 Resources for K-12 Education

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Understanding enduring public and private architecture is a key way to learn about art, ideas, and how they harmonize with our democracy. Yet, Massachusetts buildings are often never discussed in K-12 education. We’re offering a variety of links about outstanding houses and architecture across the Bay State for parents, teachers, and schoolchildren to enjoy, visit, and better appreciate, including:

“City Upon a Hill” Massachusetts Monuments & Memorials: 25 Resources for K-12 Education

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In Pioneer’s ongoing series of blogs here, here, here, and here on curricular resources for parents, families, and teachers during COVID-19, this one focuses on: Introducing K-12 schoolchildren to Massachusetts monuments & memorials.

The 65th Anniversary of the Murder of Emmett Till: 6 Key Resources for K-12 Education

Continuing Pioneer’s ongoing series of blogs on curricular resources for parents, families, and teachers during COVID-19, this post focuses on the 65th anniversary of the murder of Emmett Till, which is August 28, 2020.

Daughters of Liberty: Celebrating the Centennial of Women's Suffrage & History - 10 Key Resources for K-12 Education

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In Pioneer’s ongoing series of blogs here, here, and here on curricular resources for parents, families, and teachers during COVID-19, this one focuses on: Celebrating the Centennial of Women's Suffrage & Women’s History.

Marking the Centennial of the Armistice of the First World War

November 11th marks the 100th anniversary of the Armistice…

Celebrating Black History Month

In the month of February, the nation honors the achievements…

Commemorating The 100th Anniversary Of U.S. Entry Into World War I

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On Tuesday, April 4th, at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for…

“The War to End All Wars”: Teaching the First World War in Schools

Please join Pioneer Institute, the United States World War…

Cursive and Historical Literacy: A Real World Example

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In the age of computers and modern convenience, the relevancy…

Join Us Mar. 20: "A Fire You Can't Put Out": Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, Civil Rights, & School Choices

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In the aftermath of a contentious electoral season, highlighted…

Celebrating Presidents' Day & K-12 U.S. History Instruction

As we celebrate Presidents' Day, Pioneer Institute is pleased…

Honoring the Service and Sacrifice of Our Veterans

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Memorial Day is a time to reflect on the men and women who have…

Presidents Day: The Innovative JQA

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Guest Post by Jordan Harris Although several Presidents have…

Dr. King and American History

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Today, America celebrates the legacy of The Reverend Dr. Martin…

JOIN US! Big Business & Big Labor - Teaching U.S. Economic History

SAVE THE DATE: JANUARY 25, 2016. In this our second Gilded Age marked by international corporations and powerful labor unions, K-12 students need to understand the fundamentals of the economic history…

Suing to Lift the Charter School Cap

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  Lawsuit - who is part of it - Michael Keating (Foley-Hoag),…

Tocqueville on the threat of a mild despotism

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Pioneer focuses on four policy issues that we believe are critical…

Thoughts on what everyone hates talking about (testing)

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No one wants to talk about testing except the people that want…

The Gettysburg Address at 150: Reflections from Civil War Historian James McPherson

Today, as the nation commemorates one of history's most famous…

Announcing The Frederick Douglass Prize U.S. History Essay Contest

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Your History Paper Could Win $2,500! Announcing The Frederick…

From Rum to Musket Balls: The Fourth of July in History

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By Guest Blogger Ellen M. Nye As people across the country…

Memorial Day: Honoring Our Fallen Soldiers and Cherishing Our Freedom

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For many, Memorial Day is regarded as the official kick-off of…

Why is the state not implementing the MCAS for U.S. history?

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We are in the middle of a U.S. Senate campaign and, while…