SIXTH - EIGHTH GRADES

The Clinton Presidential Library offers a variety of online educational experiences for elementary, middle, and high school classes for 10 or more students in the same grade. In addition, the library provides virtual professional development workshops for educators. All programs for students and teachers are free.

We are not currently offering tours or other in person educational opportunities. Onsite programs will resume in the future.

Follow us on Facebook  and Twitter  for updates. Visit our support partner, the Clinton Foundation  to learn about additional virtual opportunities for students and teachers.

Online Educational Programs

(Click on the program title to schedule your virtual experience and view information about accessibility accommodations)

Voting Rights, the Constitution, & Representative Government
Online Educational Program
30 - 60 minutes

Using the Constitution, constitutional amendments, and legislation, students will explore the progression of voting rights in the United States and its impact on representative government. Additional primary source documents from the National Archives, including photographs and political cartoons, will enhance student understanding of the ways in which contemporary events and public civic engagement influence their lives today.

The Bill of Rights Protects You
Online Educational Program
40-60 minutes

In this interactive program, students will explore the Bill of Rights and how it outlines both limits on government and the rights of the people. We will work together to analyze three case studies that underscore the remedies that citizens can use to address instances where their rights have been violated. This program will introduce students to the Bill of Rights and strengthen their civic understanding.

Student Presidential Tour
Online Educational Program
30 minutes

This signature program inspires students to learn more about the life and legacy of the 42nd President of the United States by introducing them to the important issues and policies addressed by the Clinton Administration. 
Sixth Grade Student Presidential Tour Frameworks
Seventh Grade Student Presidential Tour Frameworks
Eighth Grade Student Presidential Tour Frameworks

Cabinet Room Simulation: The Crisis in Kosovo
Online Educational Program
90 minutes

As they assembled around the long table of the Cabinet Room, President Clinton, his Cabinet secretaries, and other government officials made tough choices about the nation’s future. We invite students to experience these high-level negotiations through an experience that allows them to play the roles of presidential advisors who, among other things, planned and implemented military missions in Kosovo. 
Sixth Grade Cabinet Room Simulation The Crisis in Kosovo Frameworks
Seventh Grade Cabinet Room Simulation The Crisis in Kosovo Frameworks
Eighth Grade Cabinet Room Simulation The Crisis in Kosovo Frameworks

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President Clinton Makes Phone Calls

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hope, Endurance, and Justice
Online Educational Program
30 minutes

Students will consider The Anne Frank Tree installation and examine four historical episodes – the Holocaust, the Indian Removal Act of 1830, the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, and the Little Rock Central High School desegregation crisis of 1957 – which serve as poignant and painful reminders of the complicated journey toward social justice in Arkansas and around the world. Following the guided lesson, students will participate in a moderated discussion of topical issues of the day, reflecting on the themes of hope, endurance, and justice.
Sixth Grade Hope, Endurance, and Justice Frameworks
Seventh Grade Hope, Endurance, and Justice Frameworks
Eighth Grade Hope, Endurance, and Justice Frameworks