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 Numbers

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

Making Sense of Letters and Diaries

Jan 17 2008
Source and approach letters and diaries with historical thinking. [...] »

Making Sense of Advertisements

Jan 17 2008
Advertisements have surrounded us for years. How can you interpret them? Where [...] »

Making Sense of Documentary Photography

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

Making Sense of Films

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

Making Sense of American Popular Songs

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

George Washington, A National Treasure

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