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Browse Lessons Learned - elementary school

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Is your history curriculum based on abstract concepts? Learn how the Northern Nevada TAH Project team streamlined lesson plans with essential questions (EQs). [...] »

Stan Pesick and Carolyn Halpin-Healy define lesson study, a professional development model where teachers collaboratively create lessons and critique them in action. [...] »

Teaching American History project staff outline the ongoing process of creating and managing effective lesson-study-focused grants. [...] »

In their TAH grant project, professors John Bieter and Kathleen Budge encouraged 5th, 9th, and 11th-grade teachers to adopt the thinking habits of historians and approach history as problem-solvers. [...] »

Has your school received the NEH's Picturing America materials? Brian Carlin and Philip Panaritis of New York describe how they incorporated Picturing American into TAH grant projects. [...] »

Guide educators step-by-step through lesson creation with intensive lesson study. Matt Karlsen discusses the implementing of a lesson study grant project. [...] »

Text-based primary sources not catching your students' (or your) interest? Kim Laing and Elspeth Inglis of Kalamazoo, MI, talk about introducing objects to the classroom. [...] »

Immerse K-3 teachers in programs designed for them. [...] »

Making history the everyday in K-5 classrooms. [...] »

Bring the natural landscape to New York City students and vice-versa. [...] »

 
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