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Teaching Materials

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Print, A Good month's business, c. 1918, Library of Congress

Race, ethics, stereotyping—all are thorny issues integral to our history. [...] »

Teaching Guides

Maps show far more than how to go from point A to point B! Discover how to [...] »

History Content

Website Reviews

Meet singer Florence Ahn, minister Soon Hyun, and others.


Website Reviews
Image, Map of Life of BARNABY, The Geography of Slavery.

Provides transcriptions and images of more than 4,000 newspaper [...] »

Best Practices

Examples of Historical Thinking

Teaching the Reconstruction? Ford's Theatre's Sarah Jencks leads teachers [...] »

Teaching in Action

Did two bullets begin WWI? Explore causation in your classroom.


History Quiz

People can identify (some of) the words of Martin Luther King Jr. Can you place these quotes?

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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! | [...] »