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Teaching Materials

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Lithograph, Battle of Buena Vista, 1847, Currier & Ives, LOC

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History Content

Website Reviews
Album Cover, Shake For Me by The Manish Boys

Interested in jazz, hip hop, blues, doo-wop, spirituals, or rock? Explore [...] »

Website Reviews

A great resource for scholars in any humanities discipline. It provides [...] »

Best Practices

Using Primary Sources
Photo, We <3 Students Who <3 Reading, Mar. 9, 2010, Enokson, Flickr

Use the Stanford History Education Group's curriculum to teach historical [...] »

Examples of Historical Thinking

Written primary sources only tell you so much. To learn about history that [...] »

History Quiz

How many turkeys have presidents pardoned?

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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! | [...] »