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Teaching Work: Resources for Labor Day

Aug 31 2012
Labor Day means more than the beginning of the school year. Bring the holiday into the classroom with Teachinghistory.org's resources! [...] »

Teaching the Emancipation Proclamation on Constitution Day

Aug 27 2012
This Constitution Day, the National Endowment for the Humanities asks, how is the Emancipation Proclamation like the U.S. Constitution? [...] »

Film Review: Amelia

Aug 21 2012
What is the cultural terrain staked out by Amelia, the Hollywood biopic about the intrepid flyer Amelia Earhart? [...] »

Historical Thinking Interactive Poster!

Aug 7 2012
So how do we top the popularity of our historical thinking poster? We make a good thing even better! [...] »

“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. [...] »

The History of America(ns)

Jul 30 2012
Where do Americans come from? Many places! Use these resources to teach immigration history. [...] »

Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter?

Jul 24 2012
Students reading over-the-top fiction? Remind them to read historical fiction and secondary sources with critical eyes. [...] »

Olympic Spirit: Teaching with the Olympics

Jul 20 2012
Summer or winter, the Olympics bring together countries worldwide—including the U.S. How can you teach with Olympic history? [...] »

Film Review: Prohibition

Jul 18 2012
Historian Tona Hangen takes a look at Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's three-part documentary on Prohibition. [...] »

Jeremiah McCall on Group Discussions

Jul 16 2012
Can students engage in thoughtful discussion without a teacher present? Yes, says Jeremiah McCall. [...] »

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