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Nominations Open for Gilder Lehrman Teacher of the Year Award!

Know a K-6 educator who goes above and beyond in teaching U.S. history? [...] »

Anthony Pellegrino: Let the Music Play! Our Classrooms

Teach with punk, hip hop, and classic rock with these suggestions from [...] »

Joe Jelen on Document Cameras

You don't have a smartboard, but overheard projectors aren't quite flexible [...] »

Jennifer Orr on Teaching Thanksgiving

How do you broach the complicated issues surrounding Thanksgiving with early [...] »

Finding Professional Development

It's never too early to start considering professional development. What [...] »

Elizabeth Schaefer on the Interactive Declaration of Independence

Eighth-grade U.S. history teacher Elizabeth Schaefer "warps" the Declaration [...] »

Memorializing Veterans: Teaching with Place

What do memorials say about history and how it's remembered? On Veterans Day [...] »

National Archives Launches DocsTeach

Choose from more than 3,000 primary sources and seven activity modules to [...] »

Amy Trenkle's Columbus in the Capital

Come Columbus Day, DC 8th-grade teacher Amy Trenkle introduces her class to [...] »

Jennifer Orr on Questioning Columbus

First-grade teacher Jennifer Orr answers the question, how do you teach when [...] »