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Teaching Materials

Lesson Plan Reviews

Take a variety of perspectives into account before moving past the first [...] »

Ask a Master Teacher
Screencap, Bringing History Home Student Learning Chart, 2 March 2012

Creating the perfect rubric is an impossible task. Creating a usable, easily [...] »

History Content

Website Reviews

Explore the Civil War-era South through hand-drawn maps and renderings.


Website Reviews

460 documents and images on civil rights in Arkansas, from before, during, [...] »

Best Practices

Teaching in Action

The fictional Alphonse the Camel provides insight for one classroom.


Teaching in Action

Teacher Bill Kendrat demonstrates the techniques he uses to draw students in [...] »

History Quiz

What do the objects in this 1954 editorial cartoon stand for?

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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! | [...] »