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Anthony Pellegrino's Classroom Simulations: Begin with Paris

Re-enact the Paris Peace Conference with your students, and let them [...] »

Joe Jelen on the New York Public Library Digital Gallery

This digitized photographs contained in this collection can be incorporated [...] »

Diana Laufenberg on Teaching History Thematically

Teaching chronologically is not always effective. Check out these tips to [...] »

The Conspirator in the Classroom

With the new film, The Conspirator, out in theaters, here are a few [...] »

Anthony Pellegrino's Into the Weeds: Harnessing the Power of Music to Teach Social Studies

Present the context first, or later? Teaching with music can be valuable [...] »

Amy Trenkle on Interactive Whiteboards

New technology in the classroom means new techniques and challenges. Eighth- [...] »

Searching for Sesquicentennial Sources

Teaching the Civil War? With the sesquicentennial kicking off, resources are [...] »

Joe Jelen on Google's Art Project

Budget cuts mean field trip cuts, right? Wrong! Check out high school [...] »

Copyright: Finding Images to Tell the Story of History

Fair use? Public domain? Creative Commons? Find images of history that you [...] »

Jennifer Orr on Making Technology Work for Primary Students: Part Two

Conventional applications of Web 2.0 tools expect students to read and write [...] »