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Exploring Historical Fiction

May 5 2012
Make the Lewis and Clark expedition and life on the Oregon Trail come alive with these suggestions! [...] »

The iPad: A Digital History Gateway

May 5 2012
Can iPads open an exciting new world filled with digital textbooks and sources? [...] »

Establishing Connections: Teaching the Progressive Era

May 5 2012
Students are often disconnected from the past. Why not immerse them in historic study by building off things they already know? [...] »

Building Background Knowledge for English Language Learners

Mar 3 2012
How can we help our 5th-grade ELL students build background and make connections with our social studies curriculum? [...] »

World War and Literature

Mar 3 2012
Can you suggest any literature covering World War I to World War II that my 10th-grade world history class can read? [...] »

Researching Adolescent Immigrant History

Mar 3 2012
Discover resources that will enable you to examine this unique area of American History. [...] »

Rubrics for Learning Menus

Mar 3 2012
Creating the perfect rubric is an impossible task. Creating a usable, easily adaptable rubric, however, is within your grasp. [...] »

Locating Resources on Teachinghistory.org

Feb 2 2012
Have a specific topic you desperately need to locate primary sources for? We're here to help. [...] »

Teaching World History: An Idea Guide

Feb 2 2012
Not sure how to go about devising World History lesson plans and activities? We're here to help. [...] »

Historic Stories, Fictional Accounts: Achieving Multiperspectivity

Dec 12 2011
Nonfiction texts are great sources for learning about historical events and figures. However, do fictional accounts also have a place in the history classroom? [...] »