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Storytelling with Scrapbooks

May 9 2011
Be a creative teacher—use scrapbooks in YOUR history classroom! [...] »

Setting the Tone: Introducing Students to World War II

Jun 1 2011
Whichever lesson you pick, make sure it meets your learning goals. [...] »

Making the Most of Maps

Jun 16 2011
Have you always wanted to use maps in your classroom, but been unsure how to do [...] »

Challenging Gifted 10th Graders

May 2 2008
Explore tips on challenging gifted high school students, including resources [...] »

Slave Badges

Sep 12 2011
Slave badges were used in Charleston to keep track of slaves. Can you build a [...] »

Teaching with Lectures and Documents

Jun 16 2008
Using a variety of instructional strategies in your classroom makes good sense. [...] »

Tips and Tricks for Using Graphic Organizers

Sep 13 2011
Graphic organizers can be tricky. Check out these tips on how to keep them [...] »

Bridging the Language Barrier

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

Stop and Source!

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

Realizing the Value of Primary Sources

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