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Online U.S. History Textbooks

Jun 1 2009
<p>Where to begin your search to find reliable online history textbooks. [...] »

Historic Stories, Fictional Accounts: Achieving Multiperspectivity

Dec 19 2011
Nonfiction texts are great sources for learning about historical events and [...] »

World War and Literature

Mar 22 2012
Can you suggest any literature covering World War I to World War II that my [...] »

Building Background Knowledge for English Language Learners

Mar 30 2012
How can we help our 5th-grade ELL students build background and make [...] »

Using Document Based Questions with Struggling Readers

Feb 8 2008
Should I just try to jazz up our textbook or can you suggest places to look to [...] »

Bridging the Language Barrier

Jul 16 2008
Vocabulary legends, guiding questions, and teamwork are all good solutions. [...] »

Teaching the Declaration without Overwhelming Students

Mar 3 2009
Is the Declaration of Independence challenging for your students? Check out [...] »

Realizing the Value of Primary Sources

Oct 7 2009
When you just can't get your students to care what the Founders, or anyone [...] »

Performance Assessments Requiring Historical Analysis

Oct 12 2009
When you want your students to think, rather than just remember. [...] »

Deciphering Primary Source Documents

Sep 29 2010
Create scaffolding and careful preparation of documents to promote student [...] »