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Teaching Materials

Lesson Plan Reviews

Constitutional or not? Read about this 1803 landmark court case deciding [...] »

Ask a Master Teacher
Offset lithograph, Map Reading Class, c. 1904-1927, NYPL Digital Gallery

Have you always wanted to use maps in your classroom, but been unsure how to [...] »

History Content

Website Reviews
Image, Vanishing Georgia logo, Georgia Public Television and GDAH.

Examines the history and culture of the state of Georgia, presenting an [...] »

Website Reviews
Color Plate, May, 1859, Godey’s Lady’s Book: Samples Collection.

Explore mid-18th century women's culture through three full-text issues of [...] »

Best Practices

Using Primary Sources
Photography, Montana receives honorary degree from American University, 7 June 1

This source from Cornell University's Olin and Uris Libraries includes [...] »

Teaching with Textbooks

Turn your students into 'master chefs' by using learning menus that allow [...] »

History Quiz

Johnson, Goldwater, and the politics of fear.

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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! | [...] »