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Browse Blog - examples of teaching

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Turning Students into Historians

Jan 29 2013
How do you engage students with primary sources and their community? Jasmine Alinder shares a success story! [...] »

“A Push” in the Right Direction

Aug 6 2012
AP U.S. History teacher Scott Campbell and his students use Twitter to reach out to other AP U.S. History classes. [...] »

Jeremiah McCall on Group Discussions

Jul 16 2012
Can students engage in thoughtful discussion without a teacher present? Yes, says Jeremiah McCall. [...] »

Jeremiah McCall on Historical Problem Spaces

Jun 4 2012
Students solve "problem spaces" when they play video games. Apply "problem space" thinking to studying history! [...] »

Jennifer Orr on Making History Books

May 7 2012
Integrate history and literacy in early elementary by making history books! [...] »

Jennifer Orr on Teaching Failure

Apr 16 2012
Use the lives of historical figures to teach students that failure isn't a bad word. [...] »

Michael Yell on Writing as Thinking

Mar 19 2012
Practicing writing practices good habits of thought, says Mike Yell. Two strategies can get your students writing every day. [...] »

Michael Yell Uses National History Day for Classroom Differentiation

Jan 4 2012
Searching for advanced projects for your eager learners? Teacher Mike Yell recommends National History Day. [...] »

Michael Yell on Making Every History Lecture Engaging

Nov 14 2011
Is "lecture" a bad word? Or can you make a lecture an active learning experience for your students? Mike Yell says you can. [...] »

Jennifer Orr on Teaching Heroes

Nov 7 2011
How do you teach cultural heroes without simplifying history? First-grade teacher Jennifer Orr takes care to make historical figures three-dimensional. [...] »

 
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