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Elizabeth Schaefer on Mental Maps in American History

Understanding geography is essential to understanding history. By drawing their own maps, students can create multipurpose tools for visualizing and remembering history, says eighth-grade teacher Elizabeth Schaefer. [...] »

Elizabeth Schaefer on the Interactive Declaration of Independence

Eighth-grade U.S. history teacher Elizabeth Schaefer "warps" the Declaration of Independence into the future with interactives from the Library of Congress. [...] »

National Archives Launches DocsTeach

Choose from more than 3,000 primary sources and seven activity modules to make your own interactive online lessons. [...] »

Jennifer Orr on Questioning Columbus

First-grade teacher Jennifer Orr answers the question, how do you teach when you don't have the answers to all the questions? Answer: Be honest! Here, she suggests sources for opening up the story of Christopher Columbus. [...] »

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! [...] »

Constitution Day 2010

Explore these online Constitution Day resources for September 17 and throughout the year. [...] »

Historical Thinking Poster!

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

Top Tens, or "Best Sites for..."

Are lists of Bests valuable? [...] »

Bookmark This! America, the Story of Us on History Channel

America, the Story of Us: not your typical history documentary. [...] »

Welcome to Our Redesign, and Thank You

New content, new graphic interface, and streamlined search and save tools get you where you need to go. [...] »