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Teaching Materials

Lesson Plan Reviews

An interactive exploration of the decisions Abraham Lincoln had to make [...] »

Lesson Plan Reviews

Examine the role of African Americans in the Civilian Conservation Corps [...] »

History Content

Website Reviews

An extensive collection of primary and secondary resources detailing the [...] »

Website Reviews

Provides access to facsimiles of 100 declassified documents relating to the [...] »

Best Practices

Using Primary Sources
graphic, detective, 13 Nov 2008, Flickr CC

Learn how to teach your students historical thinking with this informative [...] »

Using Primary Sources
Photo, Thinking of You, 12 July 2008, Fabiana Zonca, Flickr

Improve your historical analysis skills by learning about different types of [...] »

History Quiz

Stand up (or sit down) for better working conditions! Test your knowledge of strikes in U.S. 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! | [...] »