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Browse Blog - examples of teaching

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Elizabeth Glynn on Using Art to Create Interdisciplinary Classrooms

Oct 31 2011
Use art to teach both history and how disciplines are interconnected, suggests TAH project director Elizabeth Glynn. [...] »

Teachinghistory.org Teacher Representative Wins 2011 National History Teacher of the Year

Oct 21 2011
Congratulations to Stacy Hoeflich, the 2011 National History Teacher of the Year! [...] »

Elizabeth Glynn's Student-Led Monuments and Memorials Tour

Sep 12 2011
Let your students go out on a limb, and they might just exceed your expectations. [...] »

Michael Yell on Using DVDs/Video Segments in the History Classroom

Jul 13 2011
What student doesn't love a "movie day"? The question is, how much are they learning from it? [...] »

Ron Gorr on Imagining the Great Depression: Mixing Primary Documents and Student Creativity

Jul 6 2011
Use primary sources to tell stories and discover what the stories you create say about historical bias. [...] »

Amy Trenkle on Glogging Class Greats

Jul 5 2011
Posterboard and rubber cement may work for some projects, but students can also avoid the mess—and incorporate audiovisuals—by making glogs (virtual posters) online. [...] »

Jennifer Orr on Primary Sources in Primary Classrooms

Jun 29 2011
Many primary sources are text-heavy. Jennifer Orr asks where do you find sources appropriate for pre-literate students? Try art, photos, and other visual sources! [...] »

Elizabeth Schaefer on Facebook in the Classroom

Jun 13 2011
8th-grade teacher Elizabeth Schaefer tackles the challenge of using Facebook with her students. What can Facebook do for teachers, and how can you make using it safe, easy, and fun? [...] »

Ron Gorr on Socratic Seminars with Primary Documents

Jun 6 2011
Anchor Socratic seminars in primary sources and watch your students work together to arrive at historical understanding. [...] »

Michael Yell on a Strategy for the Use of Textbooks in the History Classroom

Jun 1 2011
Students aren't always working with primary sources. Seventh-grade history teacher Mike Yell leads students in getting the GIST of secondary sources. [...] »