This feature was written by guest author Stephanie Greenhut, education technology specialist, National Archives, and co-author Kate Devine, public affairs specialist, U.S. Department of Education. September 17 is designated as Constitution Day to commemorate the signing of the U.S. Constitution in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787. The Federal Convention had first convened in May to
May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM). First recognized in 1978, APAHM was established to honor the contributions, heritage, and traditions of Asian Americans and Pacific islanders, who are the fastest growing racial group in the nation. Celebrate APAHM with your family through these activities and enrich your knowledge of Asian American and Pacific heritage.
The increased daylight at this time of the year may promote kids’ curiosity about the universe and our solar system. Spark kids’ interest with these suggested activities. Science 1. Learn more about space, the planets, sun, and moon: Let your kids know that the Earth is one of several planets in our solar system, with