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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! [...] »

The Nation's Report Card: U.S. History, 2010

Jul 18 2011
On June 14th, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) released the Nation's Report Card: U.S. History 2010, Grades 4, 8, and 12. But what is the Report Card? [...] »

The Conspirator in the Classroom

Apr 15 2011
With the new film, The Conspirator, out in theaters, here are a few resources to help you explore the story of Mary Surratt and America's first presidential assassination. [...] »

Searching for Sesquicentennial Sources

Apr 1 2011
Teaching the Civil War? With the sesquicentennial kicking off, resources are popping up left and right! [...] »

International Aid: How and When the U.S. Helps

Mar 18 2011
With the Mar. 11 earthquake in Japan, your students may be asking about international aid. Here are some places to start learning about when and why the U.S. helps. [...] »

Elizabeth Schaefer on the Impact of 9/11 in the Classroom

Oct 5 2010
Eighth-grade U.S. history teacher Elizabeth Schaefer introduces students to interview techniques and historical thinking with a lesson on 9/11. [...] »

Teaching about Vietnam

Apr 29 2010
The topic is broad and multifaceted; online materials abound. [...] »

Left, Right, and Center: Teaching about Conservatism

Apr 20 2010
Making American conservatism a part of how we teach twentieth-century United States history. [...] »

From the Atlantic Monthly: What Makes a Great Teacher?

Jan 31 2010
Surprisingly, it isn't always job-related experience that does the trick. [...] »

Howard Zinn, the People's Historian, Dies at 87

Jan 27 2010
Howard Zinn, the people's historian, passed away on January 27, 2010. [...] »

 
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