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Photography, The Arthur and Rochelle Belfer National Conference at the United St

What makes professional development meaningful for history teachers? [...] »

Logo, Common Core Standards

Are the Common Core State Standards a good idea? What are the pros and cons of this approach to standards? [...] »

Photo, Shrapnel & Cannonball, Jul. 14, 2008, Travis S., Flickr

Artifacts are unique, three-dimensional primary sources. What can they bring to students' understanding of U.S. history? [...] »

Photo, Jennifer Orr's classroom, Teachinghistory.org

Teaching history at any level can challenge teachers. What challenges are unique to the elementary level? [...] »

Poster, Yanks in Germany want more books, 1918-1923, C.B. Falls, LoC

Is historical fiction an effective emotional hook, a distraction from the facts, or something more complicated? [...] »

Photo, I <3 digital, July 23, 2008, Rafiq Phillips, Flickr, creative commons

Instant updating? Access inequality? Experts weigh the pros and cons. [...] »

Photo, Oregon Trail, September 13, 2007, eyllom, Flickr, creative commons

Can digital games encourage historical thinking, or do they waste valuable teaching time? [...] »

Photo, Advanced Placement, May 1, 2009, eddieisflying, Flickr, creative commons

What impact do AP history courses have? Do they give eager students an opportunity to learn, or hinder them by giving them the option to skip collegiate coursework? [...] »

Sculpture, Classroom with Three Figures, 1979 (photographed 28 Nov 2009), Lavern

With so much to teach, what approaches can help frame the course? [...] »

Photo, 070305, March 5, 2007,  COCOEN daily photos, Flickr

How can they be used? Should they be used? [...] »

 
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