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Jennifer Orr on Primary Sources in Primary Classrooms

Jun 29 2011
Many primary sources are text-heavy. Jennifer Orr asks where do you find sources appropriate for pre-literate students? Try art, photos, and other visual sources! [...] »

Questioning History Using the Census

Jun 25 2011
Historian Alex Stein poses questions about population shift in Detroit, and models using census data and other sources to answer his question. [...] »

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. [...] »

Michael Yell on Critical Thinking and Teaching History

Jun 20 2011
Don't think once. Think twice. Demand concise, thought-provoking work from students. [...] »

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? [...] »

Anthony Pellegrino on Teaching Segregated History

Jun 8 2011
Anthony Pellegrino explores the history of one segregated school, and complicates his understanding of a traditional textbook narrative. [...] »

Ron Gorr on Socratic Seminars with Primary Documents

Jun 6 2011
Anchor Socratic seminars in primary sources and watch your students work together to arrive at historical understanding. [...] »

Michael Yell on a Strategy for the Use of Textbooks in the History Classroom

Jun 1 2011
Students aren't always working with primary sources. Seventh-grade history teacher Mike Yell leads students in getting the GIST of secondary sources. [...] »

Joe Jelen's Ads as Primary Sources: The Ad Council's Historic Campaigns

May 31 2011
Advertisements don't always use ideas to sell products—sometimes they use ideas to sell ideas. Explore the ideas the Ad Council's PSAs have sold, Joe Jelen suggests. [...] »

 
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