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Elizabeth Schaefer on Mental Maps in American History

Jan 31 2011
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

Nov 8 2010
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

Oct 25 2010
Choose from more than 3,000 primary sources and seven activity modules to make your own interactive online lessons. [...] »

Jennifer Orr on Questioning Columbus

Oct 11 2010
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!

Sep 20 2010
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

Sep 8 2010
Explore these online Constitution Day resources for September 17 and throughout the year. [...] »

Historical Thinking Poster!

Aug 17 2010
Looking for ways to promote thoughtful, critical reading of primary and secondary sources in the classroom? [...] »

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

May 24 2010
Are lists of Bests valuable? [...] »

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

Apr 23 2010
America, the Story of Us: not your typical history documentary. [...] »

Welcome to Our Redesign, and Thank You

Apr 13 2010
New content, new graphic interface, and streamlined search and save tools get you where you need to go. [...] »

 
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