Forming Lesson Plans Around State MandatesOct 10 2010How do you teach the effects of WWI on art and literature? Transforming a content standard into a solid lesson plan. [...] »
Using Visual Fine Arts to Enrich UnderstandingSep 9 2010The socio-cultural impact of historic events or time periods and the interpretation through various forms of media. [...] »
Deciphering Primary Source DocumentsSep 9 2010Create scaffolding and careful preparation of documents to promote student understanding of primary sources. [...] »
Researching for a Research TopicSep 9 2010Paring down a larger idea to answer one specific question. [...] »
ContingencyJul 7 2010What is contingency? What does it have to do with K-12 historical thinking? [...] »
America: The Story of USJun 6 2010Remember that any historical story, of the U.S. or otherwise, can be useful as long as it's taken with a grain of salt. [...] »
Teaching the Transcontinental RailroadJun 6 2010From Chinese immigrants to the Golden Spike, explore the history of the transcontinental railroad. [...] »
A Larger Global or Interregional StoryMay 5 2010Case studies grab attention, but how can you be sure you're also teaching the big picture? [...] »
Building a Class on Native American HistoryApr 4 2010Museums, colleges, and tribes are invaluable for gathering course-building materials on Native American history. [...] »
Tackling Tough TopicsMar 3 2010Race, ethics, stereotyping—all are thorny issues integral to our history. How can you encourage empathy? [...] »
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