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Browse Lessons Learned - historical thinking

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Want to use Teachinghistory.org for professional development? Learn where to start with this video from outreach director Jennifer Rosenfeld! [...] »

Student learning begins with a teacher's dedication to and passion for studying history. [...] »

Teaching American History project staff outline the ongoing process of creating and managing effective lesson-study-focused grants. [...] »

In their TAH grant project, professors John Bieter and Kathleen Budge encouraged 5th, 9th, and 11th-grade teachers to adopt the thinking habits of historians and approach history as problem-solvers. [...] »

Has your school received the NEH's Picturing America materials? Brian Carlin and Philip Panaritis of New York describe how they incorporated Picturing American into TAH grant projects. [...] »

It may be tempting to ask students to identify only with young, heroic figures that students want to see as similar to themselves. James A. Liou argues that students should be encouraged otherwise. [...] »

Teaching with place involves more than walking students around a battlefield. If you're using place in a TAH program, make sure to do your homework! says James A. Percoco. [...] »

Text-based primary sources not catching your students' (or your) interest? Kim Laing and Elspeth Inglis of Kalamazoo, MI, talk about introducing objects to the classroom. [...] »

Immerse K-3 teachers in programs designed for them. [...] »

Sit in the Historian's Chair to engage with primary and secondary sources. [...] »

 
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