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Anthony Pellegrino's Classroom Simulations: Begin with Paris

Apr 27 2011
Re-enact the Paris Peace Conference with your students, and let them experience dissatisfaction (or satisfaction) with the results themselves. [...] »

Joe Jelen on the New York Public Library Digital Gallery

Apr 25 2011
This digitized photographs contained in this collection can be incorporated into lesson plans in a variety of exciting ways. [...] »

Diana Laufenberg on Teaching History Thematically

Apr 20 2011
Teaching chronologically is not always effective. Check out these tips to create a more unique learning experience. [...] »

The Conspirator in the Classroom

Apr 15 2011
With the new film, The Conspirator, out in theaters, here are a few resources to help you explore the story of Mary Surratt and America's first presidential assassination. [...] »

Anthony Pellegrino's Into the Weeds: Harnessing the Power of Music to Teach Social Studies

Apr 11 2011
Present the context first, or later? Teaching with music can be valuable both ways, says teacher educator Anthony Pellegrino. [...] »

Amy Trenkle on Interactive Whiteboards

Apr 4 2011
New technology in the classroom means new techniques and challenges. Eighth-grade teacher Amy Trenkle's new whiteboard is no exception. [...] »

Searching for Sesquicentennial Sources

Apr 1 2011
Teaching the Civil War? With the sesquicentennial kicking off, resources are popping up left and right! [...] »

Joe Jelen on Google's Art Project

Mar 28 2011
Budget cuts mean field trip cuts, right? Wrong! Check out high school teacher Joe Jelen's summary of this impressive new tool from Google. [...] »

Copyright: Finding Images to Tell the Story of History

Mar 25 2011
Fair use? Public domain? Creative Commons? Find images of history that you can use to tell its story, without worrying about fees and fines. [...] »

Jennifer Orr on Making Technology Work for Primary Students: Part Two

Mar 21 2011
Conventional applications of Web 2.0 tools expect students to read and write confidently. How can you adapt these tools to primary students who are still learning to do both? [...] »

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