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History Hitting Home: Children's History, Local History, and Digital Storytelling

Children's history, local history, and digital media—combine the three to give your students ownership of the past! [...] »

Turning Students into Historians

How do you engage students with primary sources and their community? Jasmine Alinder shares a success story! [...] »

Jeremiah McCall on Group Discussions

Can students engage in thoughtful discussion without a teacher present? Yes, says Jeremiah McCall. [...] »

Jeremiah McCall on Historical Problem Spaces

Students solve "problem spaces" when they play video games. Apply "problem space" thinking to studying history! [...] »

Joe Jelen on Creating E-books

Create e-books yourself, have your students create e-books, or draw on already existing e-books. All you need is Internet access! [...] »

Jeremiah McCall on Activities and Assessments for Simulation Games

Thinking about using digital games in your classroom? In Part Four of his six-part series, teacher Jeremiah McCall shows you how to form lesson plans around critically evaluating U.S. history games. [...] »

Lessons Online: TED-Ed

Nominate teachers and lesson ideas to share with teachers Internet-wide. [...] »

Film Review: The Alamo

Remember the Alamo! But what does the U.S. remember? Historical fact or historical mythology? Historian Stanley Corkin looks at the film The Alamo. [...] »

Elizabeth Glynn on Personal Tablet Computers

Personal tablet computers are everywhere, but what role do personal tablet computers have in the classroom? [...] »

Mark Smith on Using Constructivist Video Production

Do you use video creation as a culminating activity? Teacher Mark Smith suggests trying it at the beginning of a unit. [...] »