The Indiana Humanities Council is one of our original
partners with the EPIC project, starting in 2006. The
Resource Connection is maintained by the IHC and is freely
available within the smartDESKTOP
required) and as a stand-alone resource site without
login. EPIC continues to support the Resource
Connection as one of its resource partners and as a
dissemination vehicle for content developed by
teachers participating in EPIC.
Go to the Resource Connection at:
Using the Resource
Teachers can use the Resource Connection to find
educational resources by key word, grade level, standard,
content area and/or other fields. In the case of a key word
search, the results can be further refined by clicking on
the "More Information..." per resource, where related
standards can be selected for search criteria. For example,
the following curricular queries show search results for
the linked text:
- How did the Native American tribes use the various
aspects of their [+] environments to survive?
- Examine the social, emotional and physical changes in
adolescents using the Diary of Anne Frank as a key text.
- Celebration of the first Thanksgiving--Pilgrims and
In each case, related standards can be examined by
clicking on the linked standard which will show all
resources in the results that share that standard.