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Teaching Materials

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Poster, Map Your Course. . . , 1941-1945, Office of Emergency Mgm't., NARA

Need to understand the theory behind maps as a history education tool? Look [...] »

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Photography, Statue--Athena,  21 May 2007, Jeffrey Cuvilier, Flickr CC

In order for students to grasp the importance of American civic [...] »

History Content

Website Reviews
Image, Best of History Websites: an EdTechTeacher.org resource, EdTechTeacher.

Find top notch history web resources, as well as advice on using technology [...] »

National Resources

The U.S. Census counts everyone! It creates a current image of the nation [...] »

Best Practices

Examples of Historical Thinking

Ford's Theatre Society's Sarah Jencks leads teachers through Abraham Lincoln [...] »

Teaching in Action

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

History Quiz

Uncle Sam and Lady Liberty are popular American icons. How much do you know about their history?

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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! | [...] »