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Teaching Materials

Ask a Master Teacher
Silkscreen, Help your neighborhood..., New York: Federal Art Project, 1936-1937

Finding resources to teach local history in elementary classrooms.


Ask a Master Teacher
Photo, No climate justice without gender justice!, Mongkhonsawat Luengvorapant

Teach your students to learn, care, and think internationally.


History Content

Website Reviews
Photo, A search and rescue working dog...,May 26, 2009, Beverly & Pack, Flickr

How does a nation react, legally and politically, to international terrorism [...] »

Website Reviews
Lantern slide--hand colored, Street car, 1895, W. H. Jackson, LoC.

Explore this archive of over 900 images by American photographer, William [...] »

Best Practices

Examples of Historical Thinking

Absolving the guilty and punishing the innocent. Historian Elizabeth Reis [...] »

Teaching in Action

Daunted by teaching the Bill of Rights and its complex vocabulary to [...] »

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! | [...] »