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Amy Burvall's Life as a TechnoTroubadour

Oct 17 2011
Can you use music and creativity to help students structure what they know? Yes, says Hawaiian teacher Amy Burvall. [...] »

Film Review: The Tenth Inning

Sep 14 2011
Can one subject—say, baseball—tell a larger story of historical change? Historian Daniel Nathan says it can. [...] »

Film Review: Gods and Generals

Aug 17 2011
What view of the Civil War does Gods and Generals present? Historian Steven E. Woodworth critiques the film. [...] »

Film Review: The Aviator

Jul 31 2011
Historical films like The Aviator sacrifice historical context to create character portraits, says historian David Courtwright. [...] »

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? [...] »

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. [...] »

An Ear for the Past: The National Jukebox

Jul 2 2011
Catchy primary sources? You bet! With the Library of Congress's National Jukebox, get your students humming history. [...] »

Film Review: Ken Burns's Jazz

Jun 22 2011
Documentaries can be critiqued on many levels, says Professor Frank Tirro. Here, he looks at Ken Burns's Jazz from four angles. [...] »

Diana Laufenberg on the Power of Visuals

Jun 15 2011
Modern U.S. history instruction relies on reading and writing. Teacher Diana Laufenberg argues that students need more than text to engage their minds. [...] »

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? [...] »

 
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