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Teaching Materials

Ask a Master Teacher
Photo, Ice 049, March 23, 2010, wcn247, Flickr

Explore tips on challenging gifted high school students, including resources [...] »

Ask a Master Teacher

So you know you love teaching history, but do you know the history behind [...] »

History Content

Website Reviews
Postage stamp, Benjamin Franklin, An Outline of American Literature.

Collects more than 375 documents related to United States history from the [...] »

Website Reviews

9/11 impacted more than just the nation. This repository of oral history [...] »

Best Practices

Using Primary Sources

So you don't live near Gettysburg or the Alamo—can you still teach with [...] »

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 [...] »

History Quiz

Think the mudslinging in modern campaigns is bad? Campaigns have always been "dirty" to amass support for one politician over another.

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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! | [...] »