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Browse Blog - historical thinking

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Turning Students into Historians

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

Lincoln on the Big Screen

How do historians think about films like Steven Spielberg's Lincoln? Take a look with Teachinghistory.org! [...] »

Historical Thinking Interactive Poster!

So how do we top the popularity of our historical thinking poster? We make a good thing even better! [...] »

National History Day Wins 2011 National Humanities Medal

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

Jennifer Orr on Data Retrieval Charts

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

Joe Jelen on Discovering History Through Student Genealogy Research

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. [...] »

Trickle or Tsunami?: Getting Involved with the Common Core Standards

Is everybody talking about the Common Core standards in your district? [...] »

Valerie Tripp's Looking Backward, Looping Forward: How to Make a Period of History Matter to Your Students

Start with memoirs or historical fiction and small issues children can relate to, and build from there! [...] »

The Connection Between Literacy and History

Even if you're not an English teacher, you're still a literacy teacher. [...] »