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Online U.S. History Textbooks

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

Stop and Source!

Nov 22 2011
Students get more out of historical photographs when they take the time to [...] »

Deciphering Primary Source Documents

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

Teaching the Declaration without Overwhelming Students

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

Performance Assessments Requiring Historical Analysis

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

Realizing the Value of Primary Sources

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

APPARTS Strategy: Origins and Implementation

Jun 1 2011
Engrain the APPARTS strategy into young students, and they'll be well on [...] »

Bridging the Language Barrier

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

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 [...] »

Historic Stories, Fictional Accounts: Achieving Multiperspectivity

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