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Elizabeth Schaefer on the Impact of 9/11 in the Classroom

Eighth-grade U.S. history teacher Elizabeth Schaefer introduces students to interview techniques and historical thinking with a lesson on 9/11. [...] »

Amy Trenkle on Experiencing the First Amendment

For Constitution Day, DC teacher Amy Trenkle's 8th-grade class carved out their thoughts on the First Amendment. [...] »

Patents as Primary Sources

Patents as primary sources? These documents can give your students clues to development of U.S. science, technology, business, and social concerns. [...] »

Our Weekly Quizzes Return!

Every week during the school year, Teachinghistory.org offers a new quiz. Test your history knowledge and, if you score high enough, you could win a prize! [...] »

Constitution Day 2010

Explore these online Constitution Day resources for September 17 and throughout the year. [...] »

History Education News 06: Analyzing Images

Our 6th issue of History Education News tells you where to go to find resources and ideas for engaging your students with visual primary sources. [...] »

Historical Thinking Poster!

Looking for ways to promote thoughtful, critical reading of primary and secondary sources in the classroom? [...] »

Teaching American History Grants Awarded

Education Secretary Duncan Announces $115.3 Million for 124 Grants to Improve Teaching of American History [...] »

Teachinghistory.org at ISTE

More than 17,500 educators and exhibitors attended ISTE 2010 in Denver at the end of June. [...] »

The Smithsonian Commons: Vast, Findable, Shareable, Free

Chime in on the development of the Smithsonian's newest resource. [...] »

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