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Film Review: The Alamo

Feb 22 2012
Remember the Alamo! But what does the U.S. remember? Historical fact or historical mythology? Historian Stanley Corkin looks at the film The Alamo. [...] »

Mark Smith on Nonverbal Williamsburg

Feb 20 2012
Help your students with special needs build historical understanding with five tips from Mark Smith. [...] »

National History Day Wins 2011 National Humanities Medal

Feb 17 2012
Congratulations to National History Day for winning the 2011 National Humanities Medal! [...] »

Jeremiah McCall on Structuring Lesson Plans Using Simulation Games

Feb 13 2012
What can you learn from analyzing a history-based game? How to critique models of systems and presentations of history, says teacher Jeremiah McCall. [...] »

Resources for Presidents Day

Feb 10 2012
February 20 marks Presidents Day, 2012. What does this holiday mean to you? [...] »

Social Studies Education "Down South"

Feb 8 2012
Listen in on a conversation about curriculum, technology, and commonalities in history education between the United States and Argentina with curriculum specialist Mabel Scaltritti. [...] »

Jennifer Orr on Data Retrieval Charts

Feb 6 2012
Young students absorb information fast. Help them make sense of everything they learn with data retrieval charts! [...] »

Resources for African American History Month

Feb 2 2012
How do you incorporate African American history in your teaching? African American History Month is one among many opportunities. [...] »

The Bicentennial of 1812

Feb 1 2012
How much do your students know about the War of 1812? Find resources on the bicentennial of this often-overlooked war. [...] »

Joe Jelen on Discovering History Through Student Genealogy Research

Jan 30 2012
Is it hard for your students to see how history affects them? Have them research their own pasts! Teacher Joe Jelen looks at student genealogy. [...] »

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