Specific Classroom Needs
Museum volunteers are ready and willing to assist you with planning and questions for your specific classroom needs. Feel free to contact us email@example.com.
The Gonzales Connection
Texas Revolution educator materials provided by the Gonzales, Thomas Shelton Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution and the Gonzales County Historical Commission
Some of Our Favorite Teacher-Friendly Websites:
Texas State Historical Association www.tshaonline.org Dedicated to fostering the appreciation, understanding, and teaching of the rich and unique history of Texas. The Handbook of Texas On Line is an awesome encyclopedia of Texas history.
The Kennedy Center, Arts Edge www.artsedge.kennedy-center.org Supports the creative use of technology to enhance the educational experiences for K-12 teachers, parents, and students.
National Endowment for the Humanities www.neh.gov A grant making agency of the US government dedicated to supporting research, education, preservation and public programs in the humanities.
Humanities Texas www.humanitiestexas.org is all about helping teach the humanities in Texas. Check out their Speakers Bureau, Traveling Exhibitions and Mini-Grants. Gonzales just completed the Texas:The Big Picture Symposium and Comprehensive Interpretive Planning for the Gonzales Memorial Museum, funded in part through grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and Humanities Texas, their state affiliate.
Texas Heritage Online www.texasheritageonline.org/collections/index.html searches over 100 collections from libraries, archives, and museums in Texas.
Texas State Library and Archives www.tsl.state.tx.us/ The mission of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission is to preserve the record of government for public scrutiny, to secure and make accessible historically significant records and other valuable resources, to meet the reading needs of Texans with disabilities, to build and sustain statewide partnerships to improve library programs and services, and to enhance the capacity for achievement of individuals and institutions with whom we work.