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Teaching Materials

Teaching Guides

In order to understand topics, you must first understand concepts. Learn all [...] »

Teaching Guides

Go forth, and contextualize! Give students the opportunity for solo [...] »

History Content

Website Reviews

Meet Barbara McClintock, Nobel Prize-winning geneticist best known for [...] »

Website Reviews

The court proceedings surrounding the Haymarket Affair look at the event [...] »

Best Practices

Examples of Historical Thinking

Historian Rosemarie Zagarri reads the Declaration of Independence closely, [...] »

Using Primary Sources
Photography, James Lequlla: Newsboy, May 1910, Lewis Wickes Hine, LOC

Teach students how to utilize primary sources with this game from [...] »

History Quiz

These African American athletes drew crowds with their skill and determination in the early 20th century.

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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! | [...] »