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Interactive World History

Nov 11 2010
Do you want to introduce a child to the wonders of world history? Find out how! [...] »

The Progressive Era: A Group Effort

Oct 10 2010
Provides a comprehensive list of websites and strategies to creatively introduce students to Progressive Era topics. [...] »

Forming Lesson Plans Around State Mandates

Oct 10 2010
How 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 Understanding

Sep 9 2010
The socio-cultural impact of historic events or time periods and the interpretation through various forms of media. [...] »

Deciphering Primary Source Documents

Sep 9 2010
Create scaffolding and careful preparation of documents to promote student understanding of primary sources. [...] »

Lower Level Learners: Teaching Their Way

Jul 7 2010
Regularly assess student understanding, and revise your lesson plans to match the needs of lower level learners. [...] »

A Larger Global or Interregional Story

May 5 2010
Case studies grab attention, but how can you be sure you're also teaching the big picture? [...] »

Meshing History and Montessori Method

Mar 3 2010
In the Montessori philosophy, which prioritizes creativity, how can you best present history? [...] »

Realizing the Value of Primary Sources

Oct 10 2009
When you just can't get your students to care what the Founders, or anyone else, wrote. [...] »

Bridging the Language Barrier

Jul 7 2008
Vocabulary legends, guiding questions, and teamwork are all good solutions. [...] »