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Browse Blog - student activities

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

Mar 20 2013
Children's history, local history, and digital media—combine the three to give your students ownership of the past! [...] »

Turning Students into Historians

Jan 29 2013
How do you engage students with primary sources and their community? Jasmine Alinder shares a success story! [...] »

“A Push” in the Right Direction

Aug 6 2012
AP U.S. History teacher Scott Campbell and his students use Twitter to reach out to other AP U.S. History classes. [...] »

Jennifer Orr on Making History Books

May 7 2012
Integrate history and literacy in early elementary by making history books! [...] »

Jeremiah McCall on Activities and Assessments for Simulation Games

Mar 26 2012
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. [...] »

Michael Yell on Writing as Thinking

Mar 19 2012
Practicing writing practices good habits of thought, says Mike Yell. Two strategies can get your students writing every day. [...] »

Mark Smith on Nonverbal Williamsburg

Feb 20 2012
Help your students with special needs build historical understanding with five tips from Mark Smith. [...] »

Michael Yell Uses National History Day for Classroom Differentiation

Jan 4 2012
Searching for advanced projects for your eager learners? Teacher Mike Yell recommends National History Day. [...] »

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. [...] »

Jennifer Orr Starts the Year

Sep 19 2011
How do you introduce history and social studies to early elementary students? [...] »