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Educator Resources

We have many resources to help educators enhance social studies instruction in their classroom, including printable lessons and worksheets, as well as digital lesson plans available on the Historical Investigations Portal. For more information about our digital offerings, please contact

All resources use the unique primary source collections held at the H. Furlong Baldwin Library at the Maryland Center for History and Culture. Lessons focus on the content and skills detailed in the Maryland Social Studies standards and national Common Core Literacy frameworks.

Historical Investigations Portal

The Historical Investigations Portal (HIP) is our online curriculum, offering interactive lesson plans that allow students to analyze and synthesize […]


Digital Learning Resources

If you are unable to join us in person, explore our digital resources here—organized by grade level and audience—to bring […]


Grant Funding

The Maryland Center for History and Culture provides many grants to help make our programs accessible. Explore our grants and […]


Professional Development

Our professional development opportunities are tailored to meet the needs of social studies coordinators, classroom teachers, and university educators. At […]


Education Video Library

From the American Revolution to oysters and civil rights, the Maryland Center for History and Culture’s Education Department produces a […]


Homeschool Programs

The Maryland Center for History and Culture is happy to provide onsite and at-home resources for homeschool families. Onsite Resources […]


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