For Educators

The Georgia Historical Society believes an important way we fulfill our mission to collect, examine, and teach Georgia history is by providing quality resources and lesson plans for educators. While Georgia Historical Society creates Georgia Studies resources for educators teaching students of all ages, GHS has several resources that are well suited for eighth grade Georgia Studies. Browse the pages below to find resources designed with 21st-century educators in mind. Click here to subscribe to our monthly education newsletter and read past editions.


Teacher Guides
Downloadable teacher guides designed to help educators use GHS online content in the classroom.
Teaching with Primary Sources
GHS-created primary source sets, teacher guides, hand-outs, and engaging student activities.
Sophia's Schoolhouse
Explore the Georgia Historical Society’s vast collection to uncover fascinating stories from our past.
Professional Development
Professional development events, workshops, and online learning opportunities for k-12 educators.
Georgia History Festival
The Georgia History Festival is the signature K-12 educational program of the Georgia Historical Society.
Today in Georgia History
Multi-media joint educational project of the Georgia Historical Society and Georgia Public Broadcasting.