Teaching with Historic Places

Jul 28 2009
Looking for new ideas on how to teach with the historic places in your [...] »

Teaching with Monuments and Memorials

Jun 11 2010
Every town has a scattering of historical markers and statues. Discover what [...] »

Analyzing Composition in Paintings

Nov 9 2010
Incorporate art into lesson plans with this resource from The Metropolitan [...] »

Making Sense of American Popular Songs

Jan 17 2008
Don't overlook song as a way of understanding the past. [...] »

Making Sense of Documentary Photography

Jan 17 2008
Textbook illustrations are often overlooked as historical evidence. [...] »

George Washington, A National Treasure

Jan 25 2011
This website by the <em>Smithsonian Portrait Gallery</em> will help [...] »

Key Concepts in Historical Thinking

Feb 10 2012
Improve your historical analysis skills by learning about different types of [...] »

Making Sense of Films

Jan 17 2008
Work with early twentieth-century film as historical evidence. What questions [...] »

Making Sense of Maps

Jan 17 2008
What questions should you ask when viewing maps as historical evidence? [...] »

Making Sense of Numbers

Jan 17 2008
Quantitative data, although seemingly daunting and impersonal, can help you [...] »