Tom Lea Institute Teaching Resources
The Tom Lea Institute is here as a source for educators, with state-of-the-art lessons prepared and ready to use electronically or as printed materials –
free of charge. Resources are provided by the generosity of our donors and grants.
The following district partners are using our curricula:
El Paso ISD, Canutillo ISD, Ysleta ISD, San Elizario ISD, Dell City ISD, Fredericksburg ISD, St. Clements Parish School, Radford School.
Tom Lea Institute curricula have been developed in consultation with district curriculum directors to ensure they target high priority topics and exemplify state-of-the-art pedagogy.
All blended curricula include:
Social studies or history, the primary focus
English or ELR
Character qualities (social-emotional)
Critical thinking and active learning skills
Rich primary sources
Adaptable for cross-curricular teaching
Tours conducted by TLI in the borderland region are available and at the National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg, TX.
Typically, there are 6-8 lessons included and activities for project-based learning.
Professional development and all materials are available free of charge to teachers, schools/school districts, private/charter schools, and homeschools.
to Learn more about our education programs and how to implement the curriculum,
please contact the Institute at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (915) 533-0048.
The curricula are made possible by the generosity of:
Texas Comission on the Arts
The Brown Foundation
The Pruett Foundation
El Paso Electric
The Chiu Family
David R. Schmidt
The Admiral Nimitz Foundation