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Teaching Materials

Ask a Master Teacher
Photo, Tiree Perspective, August 3, 2008, MacJewell, Flickr

Simply pondering "multiperspectivity" (a European term for "multiple [...] »

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Lithograph, ...Jesse James, Donaldson Lith. Co., 188-?, Library of Congress

Wrestling bears, surly cowboys, vultures circling lone travelers. . . Find [...] »

History Content

Website Reviews
Illustration, Woodpecker, C. W. Peale, Biddle Edition Archive

Why did seven years pass between the Lewis and Clark Expedition and their [...] »

Website Reviews

Looking for a documentary related to your classroom unit? Check Snag [...] »

Best Practices

Examples of Historical Thinking

What does architecture say about the past and the present? TAH teachers [...] »

Teaching in Action

Ninth-grade teacher Jamie Kimbrough asked her students to stand in Kennedy's [...] »

History Quiz

A menagerie of terms for politicians, parties, factions, and movements.

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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! | [...] »