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Film Review: Pearl Harbor and U-571

When does a historical film go from "based on historical events" to total fiction? Historian Lawrence Suid critiques two war movies. [...] »

Trickle or Tsunami?: Getting Involved with the Common Core Standards

Is everybody talking about the Common Core standards in your district? [...] »

Teaching Thanksgiving 2011

Prepare for Thanksgiving with our spotlight page on the holiday! [...] »

Michael Yell on Making Every History Lecture Engaging

Is "lecture" a bad word? Or can you make a lecture an active learning experience for your students? Mike Yell says you can. [...] »

Jennifer Orr on Teaching Heroes

How do you teach cultural heroes without simplifying history? First-grade teacher Jennifer Orr takes care to make historical figures three-dimensional. [...] »

Resources for Veterans Day

How do your students celebrate Veterans Day? [...] »

Elizabeth Glynn on Using Art to Create Interdisciplinary Classrooms

Use art to teach both history and how disciplines are interconnected, suggests TAH project director Elizabeth Glynn. [...] »

Valerie Tripp's Looking Backward, Looping Forward: How to Make a Period of History Matter to Your Students

Start with memoirs or historical fiction and small issues children can relate to, and build from there! [...] »

Teachinghistory.org Teacher Representative Wins 2011 National History Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Stacy Hoeflich, the 2011 National History Teacher of the Year! [...] »

Amy Burvall's Life as a TechnoTroubadour

Can you use music and creativity to help students structure what they know? Yes, says Hawaiian teacher Amy Burvall. [...] »

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