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10 Museums in the U.S. Where You Can Learn about Art and History

By- Angela Padrón

Looking at art on a computer screen or in a book is one thing, but seeing it in person is another thing altogether. That’s why visiting art museums is a great way for students to learn more about art and develop a deeper understanding of history as seen through artists’ eyes. By viewing works of art in person, students can witness the true size, read about materials used to create the works, and come to appreciate the hard work, imagination, and talent the artists put forth to create the masterpieces.

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Resources for your Spanish Classroom: The History Behind Black History Month

Angela PadronBy Angela Padron

Black History Month is one of the most important celebrations in our country. It recognizes the achievements of many African-Americans throughout our nation’s history. Black History Month began in 1915 by Carter G. Woodson, a Harvard historian, and Jesse E. Moorland who was a prominent minister. They founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (ASNLH), today known as the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH). This organization was dedicated to researching and promoting the accomplishments of black Americans and people of African descent. 

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