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Lincoln on the Big Screen

Nov 30 2012
How do historians think about films like Steven Spielberg's Lincoln? Take a look with Teachinghistory.org! [...] »

The History of America(ns)

Jul 30 2012
Where do Americans come from? Many places! Use these resources to teach immigration history. [...] »

Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter?

Jul 24 2012
Students reading over-the-top fiction? Remind them to read historical fiction and secondary sources with critical eyes. [...] »

Olympic Spirit: Teaching with the Olympics

Jul 20 2012
Summer or winter, the Olympics bring together countries worldwide—including the U.S. How can you teach with Olympic history? [...] »

The History of (American) Health

Jul 11 2012
Health is both a public and a private concern. Get your students considering the history of health with these resources! [...] »

Jennifer Orr Wins ISTE Kay L. Bitter Vision Award

Jun 25 2012
Congratulations to Teachinghistory.org writer Jennifer Orr, winner of the 2012 Kay L. Bitter Vision Award for Excellence in Technology-Based PK-12 Education! [...] »

Family History and the 1940 Census

Jun 22 2012
Search the 1940 census for a personal link to history, with these guidelines from educator Alex Stein. [...] »

Resources for the Titanic's Centennial

Apr 9 2012
One hundred years later, we're still talking about the sinking of the Titanic. Let these resources ground your lessons! [...] »

National History Day Wins 2011 National Humanities Medal

Feb 17 2012
Congratulations to National History Day for winning the 2011 National Humanities Medal! [...] »

Trickle or Tsunami?: Getting Involved with the Common Core Standards

Nov 18 2011
Is everybody talking about the Common Core standards in your district? [...] »