Archive for the ‘Media’ Category

General Land Office Presentation Live (5.29.15) at 2pm

 Join General Land Commissioner, George P. Bush LIVE on Friday, May 29th at 2pm   He will be presenting an exciting session on Character which will include primary source documents.This is a great opportunity for your students to see how we use historic documents today and develop their own ideas about character.

Austin Museum Day is this Sunday!

        With a potentially rainy weekend ahead of us, why not plan to spend this Sunday at the museum?  This Sunday, September 21, 2014, marks the 16th year of Austin Museum Day.   Austin Museum Day is a free, city-wide rediscovery of Austin museums held on the penultimate (second to last) Sunday […]

Decoration Day — or Memorial Day as it is Now Called

Decoration Day — or Memorial Day It’s no secret…I’m a self-proclaimed PBS junkie.  Just this week I caught the tail end of an American Experience episode – Death and the Civil War.  I was immediately captured and even went back to watch the whole piece online. What I found relevant, to this week in particular, was […]

The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross

I am a self-proclaimed PBS junkie, so I wanted to share with you that beginning tonight, October 22nd, The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross series with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., will begin at 7 pm.  Episode One: The Black Atlantic (1500-1800) explores the global experiences that created the African American people.  If you are reading this on […]