Students, teachers and other educators are a primary audience of New York Heritage. New York Heritage offers access to thousands of unique primary source materials that can enhance any lesson in the history of New York State and inherently support the New York State K-12 Social Studies Framework and an inquiry-based approach to learning.

Resources for Inquiry-Based Learning:

What the Heck is Inquiry-Based Learning? (Edutopia)
Teaching for Learning: Inquiry Learning (New York State Education Department)
New York State K-12 Social Studies Resource Toolkit (with K-12 Inquiry Topics and Key Ideas)

Lesson Plans:

To make it easier to incorporate New York Heritage materials into your curriculum, we offer a variety of lesson plans and activity ideas:

Other Digital Resources:

You may also find these other digital resources helpful.