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Teaching Materials

Lesson Plan Reviews

Explore the ins and outs of turn-of-the-century labor law, business, housing [...] »

Lesson Plan Reviews

The textbook is examined as one source among many, rather than a final [...] »

History Content

Website Reviews

See what life on the homefront and at war was like for African American [...] »

Website Reviews

What can 214 State of the Union addresses tells us about American politics [...] »

Best Practices

Teaching in Action

Two practices help students to make sense of primary source documents on the [...] »

Using Primary Sources

Looking for new ideas on how to teach with the historic places in your [...] »

History Quiz

A morning meditation on flakes: Do your morals and values help you decide which cereal to eat in the morning?

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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! | [...] »