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Photo, "Employee of an Auto Emission. . . ," 1975, Lyntha Eiler, Flickr Commons

It's not enough to say that something has happened. Explaining why is nearly as crucial. [...] »

Print, "The End of the Story," 1915, Power O'Malley, NYPL Digital Gallery

How do children in different countries learn history? Is the role of narrative the same internationally? [...] »

Photo, "Holiday Hair 2009," Barret Web Coordinator, Flickr, creative commons

Even the youngest students can move beyond simple explanations to understand historical context. [...] »

Photo, George Washington, August 26, 2008, cliff1066tm, Flickr

Can students learn history through themes that don’t fit the usual approach to teaching U.S. history? [...] »

Photo, "Question the Answers," May 12, 2009, walknboston, Flickr

Does teaching with primary sources inhibit success on final exams? [...] »

Photo, Excavation of Cow Skeleton, November 21, 2003, Wessex Archaeology, Flickr

Teaching historical thinking is challenging in a survey class where students are expected to move quickly through a lot of content. [...] »

Photo, teacher, April 10, 2008, ramsey everydaypants, Flickr

Can students with learning disabilities learn historical thinking? They certainly can! [...] »

Print, Abraham Lincoln and his Emancipation Proclamation, c.1888, LoC

Two styles of document reading demonstrate what successful readers do to formulate a context for documents. [...] »

Photo, "Center for Teaching and Learning," 2006, Flickr, cc

Are your students learning enough from their history textbooks? Connect cause and effect for them. [...] »

Photo, "Graffitti Archaeology. . . ," 2007, otherthings, Flickr, cc

Here's help for challenges students encounter with historical documents and primary sources. [...] »

 
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