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In Remembrance: September 11, 2001

Aug 24 2011
September 11, 2011 marks the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. When does the recent past become history? [...] »

Jennifer Orr on Primary Sources in Primary Classrooms

Jun 29 2011
Many primary sources are text-heavy. Jennifer Orr asks where do you find sources appropriate for pre-literate students? Try art, photos, and other visual sources! [...] »

Diana Laufenberg on the Power of Visuals

Jun 15 2011
Modern U.S. history instruction relies on reading and writing. Teacher Diana Laufenberg argues that students need more than text to engage their minds. [...] »

Joe Jelen's Ads as Primary Sources: The Ad Council's Historic Campaigns

May 31 2011
Advertisements don't always use ideas to sell products—sometimes they use ideas to sell ideas. Explore the ideas the Ad Council's PSAs have sold, Joe Jelen suggests. [...] »

Anthony Pellegrino's Teaching with Class in Mind

May 25 2011
How can you make history relevant to your students? Social studies/history education professor Anthony Pellegrino suggests teaching thematically—in this case, with class and labor. [...] »

Cintia Cabib's Interdisciplinary Gardening

May 20 2011
Walk through the history of student gardening with documentarian Cintia Cabib, and see how you can use gardens in the classroom. [...] »

Jennifer Orr on Integrating History into 1st-grade Instruction

May 16 2011
U.S. history doesn't usually have its own place in 1st-grade curriculum. How can you integrate it with other subjects? [...] »

Anthony Pellegrino's Classroom Simulations: Begin with Paris

Apr 27 2011
Re-enact the Paris Peace Conference with your students, and let them experience dissatisfaction (or satisfaction) with the results themselves. [...] »

The Conspirator in the Classroom

Apr 15 2011
With the new film, The Conspirator, out in theaters, here are a few resources to help you explore the story of Mary Surratt and America's first presidential assassination. [...] »

Searching for Sesquicentennial Sources

Apr 1 2011
Teaching the Civil War? With the sesquicentennial kicking off, resources are popping up left and right! [...] »

 
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