Online Educational Resources

Online Teacher Professional Development Lectures

This summer, Humanities Texas held free online professional development institutes for Texas teachers covering topics in U.S. history, Texas history, and English language arts. Faculty lectures from these programs are now available online, featuring content-based instruction from leading scholars in their fields and the valuable question-and-answer sessions that followed each presentation.


Founding a New Nation

From June 15–19, 2020, Humanities Texas held online professional development institute for Texas teachers covering U.S. history during the founding period.


The Cold War

From June 22–26, 2020, Humanities Texas held an online professional development institute for Texas teachers covering the Cold War.


Texas as a Borderland, 1820–1835

From July 6–10, 2020, Humanities Texas held an online professional development institute for Texas teachers covering Texas history during the 1820s and early 1830s.


Teaching the American Literary Tradition

From July 6–10, 2020, Humanities Texas held an online professional development institute for English language arts teachers focused on the American literary tradition.


Teaching Literature

From July 13–17, 2020, Humanities Texas held an online professional development institute for English language arts teachers on teaching literature at the secondary level.

Questions about Online Resources

Call 512.440.1991 or email education@humanitiestexas.org.

Humanities Texas Resource Guides

Humanities Texas has developed topically-organized resource guides for teachers of Texas history, eighth-grade U.S. history, eleventh-grade U.S. history, and English language arts.

Digital Repository

Additional faculty lectures are available in our Digital Repository, a searchable and ever-expanding online repository including materials from all Humanities Texas programs. Contents include historical documents, works of art, video recordings, audio recordings of our Texas Originals radio program, and countless other resources.