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Elizabeth Schaefer on the Impact of 9/11 in the Classroom

Eighth-grade U.S. history teacher Elizabeth Schaefer introduces students to interview techniques and historical thinking with a lesson on 9/11. [...] »

Amy Trenkle on Experiencing the First Amendment

For Constitution Day, DC teacher Amy Trenkle's 8th-grade class carved out their thoughts on the First Amendment. [...] »

Our Weekly Quizzes Return!

Every week during the school year, Teachinghistory.org offers a new quiz. Test your history knowledge and, if you score high enough, you could win a prize! [...] »

Historical Thinking Poster!

Looking for ways to promote thoughtful, critical reading of primary and secondary sources in the classroom? [...] »

National History Day 2010

Kudos to National History Day for the website makeover and tons of new resources for students and teachers. [...] »

Watch It Live! President Barack Obama Addresses America's Students on September 8

President Obama speaks directly to the nation’s children and youth about persisting and succeeding in school. [...] »

Third Graders and Local History

Third graders explore civil rights history in their own hometown. [...] »

National History Club: Having Fun AND Doing History

The 375 chapters of the National History Club make history come alive. [...] »

John Brown, Harpers Ferry, Students, History and Technology

Middle school students interpret history at Harpers Ferry. [...] »