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Teaching Materials

Teaching Guides

A pen or pencil in your student's hand is an excellent tool for teaching [...] »

Ask a Master Teacher
Photoprint, Making a sandman, 1964, Ozzie Sweet, Flickr Commons

Traditional concepts of knowledge and pedagogy view the student as a "fact [...] »

History Content

Website Reviews

Unearth an important part of U.S. military history—the conscientious [...] »

Website Reviews

From newspapers to scholarly journals, ProQuest has whatever you need!


Best Practices

Examples of Historical Thinking

How did the women's suffrage movement use the rise of journalism to its [...] »

Examples of Historical Thinking

Donald A. Ritchie, Historian of the U.S. Senate, asks how a political [...] »

History Quiz

Football has always been a great American sport, but how much do you know about its beginnings?

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Digital Classroom

Chronozoom is a dynamic timeline tool that presents large scale timelines in a creative way.

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Thinking Like Historians

Interactive Historical Thinking Poster (Elementary)
Historical Thinking Poster Elementary
Find strategies, quizzes, and lessons for teaching historical thinking in your classroom. | [...] »
Interactive Historical Thinking Poster (Secondary)
Historical Thinking Poster Elementary
Find strategies, quizzes, and lessons for teaching historical thinking in your classroom. | [...] »
Civil War Interactive Poster
Historical Thinking Poster Elementary
Get students thinking like historians as they learn about the Civil War! | [...] »