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Jennifer Orr on Making Technology Work for Primary Students: Part One

Conventional applications of Web 2.0 tools expect students to read and write [...] »

African American History Month 2011

For African American History Month, don't just focus on the heroes—use [...] »

Ron Gorr's Trifecta: Primary Sources, Technology, and Student Interaction in One Activity!

How can you bring 21st-century teaching into curriculum you've already [...] »

Conference-going for the Educational Professional

Considered attending a conference for professional development? Here are [...] »

Elizabeth Schaefer on Mental Maps in American History

Understanding geography is essential to understanding history. By drawing [...] »

Amy Trenkle's Be the Blogger!

Chances are, you can use blogging in your classroom. Maybe you're convinced [...] »

Upcoming Deadlines for Professional Development

February and March mark deadlines for several national professional [...] »

Michael Yell on Developing a Climate of Engagement

Former NCSS president and 7th-grade teacher Michael Yell shares his first- [...] »

A Day On, Not a Day Off

Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day! Celebrate this holiday as a day of public [...] »

What is Historical Thinking?

You can use a number of frameworks to help you understand and teach [...] »