K-2 Resources

Content

Jennifer Orr on Integrating History into 1st-grade Instruction
Photography, Old Televisions, Curtis Gregory Perry, 24 March 2011, Flickr CC

U.S. history doesn't usually have its own place in 1st-grade curriculum. How[...] »

Teaching Tools

Jennifer Orr on Making Technology Work for Primary Students: Part Two
Photo, Computer Lab 1st Grade, Oct. 12, 2009, lewiselementary, Flickr

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

3-5 Resources

Pre-1865

Children’s Voices from the Civil War
Negative, "Sgt. John Clem, U.S.A.," 1855-1865, Library of Congress

Help students identify with the past via children who lived through the[...] »

Post-1865

Child Labor in America, 1908-1912: Photographs of Lewis W. Hine
Photograph, Rob Kidd, one of the young.... Alexandria, Va, 1908-12, Lewis Hine.

Sixty-four photographs taken by Lewis W. Hine between 1908 and 1912 document[...] »

Classroom Tools

Historical Thinking & Literacy

Stop and Source!
Photographic print, Johnie William Bumgarden and his family, May 1912, Lewis Wic

Students get more out of historical photographs when they take the time to[...] »

Using Technology

Wordle

Does something this much fun belong in the classroom? Yes!


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