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Teaching Materials

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Photo, Tiree Perspective, August 3, 2008, MacJewell, Flickr

Simply pondering "multiperspectivity" (a European term for "multiple [...] »

Lesson Plan Reviews

Take a variety of perspectives into account before moving past the first [...] »

History Content

Website Reviews
American Archive of Public Broadcasting

Watch and listen to thousands of public broadcasting programs from across [...] »

Website Reviews
Painting, Jonathan Edwards, Wikipedia

Jonathan Edwards was the grandfather of Aaron Burr, and entrenched in the [...] »

Best Practices

Teaching in Action

Is a school an island? James Liou talks about working to integrate schools [...] »

Using Primary Sources
Negative, "Letters. Posting of letters III," c.1920-1950, Theodor Horydczak, LoC

Watch a scholar interpret letters from labor activist and reformer Sarah [...] »

History Quiz

Can you match these famous first words with their presidential speakers?

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Digital Classroom

Chronozoom is a dynamic timeline tool that presents large scale timelines in a creative way.

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Thinking Like Historians

Interactive Historical Thinking Poster (Elementary)
Historical Thinking Poster Elementary
Find strategies, quizzes, and lessons for teaching historical thinking in your classroom. | [...] »
Interactive Historical Thinking Poster (Secondary)
Historical Thinking Poster Elementary
Find strategies, quizzes, and lessons for teaching historical thinking in your classroom. | [...] »
Civil War Interactive Poster
Historical Thinking Poster Elementary
Get students thinking like historians as they learn about the Civil War! | [...] »