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Reading the pictures NYPL ID 94870

Do your students struggle with reading history texts? This instructional approach helps students of all abilities make sense of different types of texts. [...] »

Photo, Taking a Test., November 7, 2009, peruisay, Flickr

What are the connections between student performance on tests and what goes on in their classrooms? [...] »

Photo, Watching a blank screen, August 14, 2007, ToastyKen, Flickr

What do students actually learn from historical feature films? [...] »

Photo, Puzzling Sky, February 21, 2005, paradem, Flickr

Teach your students to "solve" history. Discover the wonders of direct instruction in historical analysis skills! [...] »

Photo, baby birds' eyes are open!, 2007, The Shifted Librarian, Flickr, cc

Teaching historical thinking, beyond the facts, results in higher achievement among diverse learners. [...] »

Photo, globes, December 30, 2005, tuppus, Flickr

Historical thinking forces students to confront the uncertain status of historical accounts. [...] »

Photo, Sòcrates (bust grec), January 6, 2003, Sebastia Girait, Flickr

What does a curriculum designed to foster historical understanding and thinking look like? [...] »