Education

Education

Programs are designed by our Education Department to enrich the elementary curriculum. Each program details the life and history of the Harrison family and includes a first floor tour of the home. A group must have 12 students or more to schedule a program. For smaller groups, a Presidential Site tour is recommended.

Field Trips

Students experience history firsthand when they visit the home of Indiana’s only U.S. president. Programs are designed to enrich curriculum and are available for all elementary grades. Tours are applicable to the Indiana State Curriculum Guide for Social Studies Standards.

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At Home Learning Materials

The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site has created a new home base for at home educational content, including artifact spotlights, classroom activity guides, primary sources from the site’s collections, craft instructions, and more!¬†

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Teaching Guides

A publication for the museum’s Education Department, 6 Essentials for Teaching Social Studies, is an insightful guide for teachers at all levels. Stories from within the Harrison home demonstrate the practical application and effectiveness of the teaching principles outlined in this book.

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School Programs

Programs are designed by our Education Department to enrich the elementary curriculum. Each program details the life and history of the Harrison family and includes a first floor tour of the home. A group must have 12 students or more to schedule a program. For smaller groups, a Presidential Site tour is recommended.

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Homeschool Days

Mark your calendar! The 3rd Thursday of the month is Homeschool Day! Students who are homeschooled have the opportunity to gain a first-hard learning experience through several of our programs.

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Distance Learning

Nationwide, classrooms with connection facilities can schedule programs which are fun, interactive and informative. Interested parties should visit the Center for Interactive Learning website.

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