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International Aid: How and When the U.S. Helps

With the Mar. 11 earthquake in Japan, your students may be asking about international aid. Here are some places to start learning about when and why the U.S. helps. [...] »

Elizabeth Schaefer's Vocabulary in Motion!

As spring weather approaches, are your students getting antsy? Eighth-grade teacher Elizabeth Schaefer gets students out of their seats with American Expansionism. [...] »

Teaching and Learning History in the Digital Age (AHA 2011)

Rwany Sibaja recaps our presentation at the 2011 American Historical Association conference in Boston. [...] »

Michael Yell Motivates Students with the Mystery Strategy

Piece together history from a handful of clues with 7th-grade teacher Michael Yell's Mystery strategy. [...] »

Women Taking History: Women's History Month 2011

This Women's History Month, remind your students that women have made history in more ways then one—by recording it, as well as being recorded. [...] »

Anthony Pellegrino: Reexamining Pre-service Field Experience

How can pre-service experience better serve new U.S. history teachers? Universities and K–12 institutions need to form better links, says assistant professor of social studies/history education Anthony Pellegrino [...] »

150 Years Ago Today...

April 12th will mark the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War. How is your state celebrating? [...] »

Joe Jelen on Digital Timelines

Tired of using up rolls of butcher paper on making timelines? High-school teacher Joe Jelen recommends flexible online timeline-building tools, instead. [...] »

Presidents in the Library

Happy Presidents Day! What better place to turn to for presidential history resources than libraries dedicated to the presidents? [...] »

Teaching American History Program Invites 2011 Applications

The Department of Education invites applications for its Teaching American History Program in 2011. [...] »

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