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Teaching Materials

Ask a Master Teacher

From Chinese immigrants to the Golden Spike, explore the history of the [...] »

Ask a Master Teacher
Negative, [Woman wearing native american clothing. . . ], 1923, LoC

When the resources readily available to you are just not comprehensive [...] »

History Content

Website Reviews

Explore Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin life through rare books.


Website Reviews
Embroidery, c.1827-1840, Kummer family member, Moravian Museum of Bethlehem

Imagine life as a Moravian in Bethlehem, PA.


Best Practices

Examples of Historical Thinking

Who was Jane Addams, and how is her article "Why Women Should Vote" still [...] »

Examples of Historical Thinking

Smithsonian Barbara Clark Smith looks at what a colonial newspaper article [...] »

History Quiz

Human history affects more than human beings.

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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! | [...] »