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Teaching Materials

Ask a Master Teacher
Photo, "Flat Classroom Skype," superkimbo in BKK, November 29, 2008, Flickr

Upgrade to "school 2.0" through making the most of technological resources [...] »

Lesson Plan Reviews

History is imbedded in the smallest objects. In this lesson, students [...] »

History Content

Website Reviews

Browse more than 630 ragtime Midi files.


National Resources

Modern art isn't impossible to understand. Approach it as the product of its [...] »

Best Practices

Teaching in Action

Teacher Bill Kendrat demonstrates the techniques he uses to draw students in [...] »

Using Primary Sources
Photomechanical print, Young America and the Moving-Picture Show, 1910, L.M. Gla

Analyze art in the classroom with these resources from the Picturing [...] »

History Quiz

When does the past go from 'recent' to 'history?' Consider these questions about textbook portrayals of late 20th-century events.

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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! | [...] »