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For Educators

Free resources and experiential learning opportunities to help your students make connections between the past and the present, and understand their roles and responsibilities as participants in our democracy.


Rhode Island State Archives

Themed Collections

Selections of thematically grouped primary source documents and transcripts from the Rhode Island State Archives.

Rhode Island State Archives

Experiential Learning

Student body elections with real voting machines, and new field trip opportunities that will prepare your students to be active and engaged citizens in the future.

Rhode Island State Archives

Civics Resources

Use these online and printable resources to help your students understand how federal, state, and municipal governments work.

Activity Books

Interactive Timelines

Rhode Island - Taking Shape & Shaping History.

Explore other moments in Rhode Island’s fascinating history through additional topical timelines.

Printed Timeline

Request a printed timeline for use in the classroom or download a file you can print.

Student Opportunities

Opportunities for your students’ work to be recognized and rewarded!

QUESTIONS?

If you have questions about the materials provided, or would like additional materials, please contact Lane Sparkman, Associate Director of Education and Public Programs, at 401-330-3182.