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Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum Discover a place in Austin dedicated to the passion, perseverance and plain old gumption that define the spirit of the Lone Star State. With three floors of exhibits, the special effects of the Texas Spirit Theater and Austin's only IMAX Theatre, the museum is a remarkable tribute to all the stories of Texas. Center for Research on Education, Diversity, and Excellence CREDE is a federally funded research and development program focused on improving the education of students whose ability to reach their potential is challenged by language or cultural barriers, race, geographic location, or poverty. Congressional Biographical Directory Archive offers biographies for members of the US Congress from 1774 to the present day. Search by name, position, or state of origin. Creative Connections Teachers can use this computer assistance to enhance instruction about global cultures and social studies. Going to a Museum? Teachers Guide Planning and lesson ideas for museum field trips, with a compilation of lesson plans for a range of subjects. History Channel - Classroom Supplement to the programming on this cable channel includes details on special projects, a study guide, and tips on using TV to teach. History and Social Studies Documents for teachers, including genealogy, archeology and European history for middle school and secondary level. History of Education Contains a timeline of the History of Education in the US. Internet Multimedia Tools Paper on how to use the Internet in the teaching of history. Aimed at K-12 school staff. Library of Congress - History Educator page leads to information on primary sources, lesson plans, profession-related web sites, and FAQs. Mr. Donn's Ancient History Page Contains units, lesson plans, activities, and resources for ancient history. Covers Classical Greece and Ancient Mesopotamia. Smithsonian Institution Direct access to the vast educational resources of the museum, including online activities, and lesson ideas for teachers.