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AntiquityNOW Presents a Community Cultural Heritage Campaign

AntiquityNOW demonstrates how ancient times influence our lives today. Explore a heritage curriculum, including a dig box, 3D printing, Minecraft and a public awareness campaign for communities.

Were We Our Brothers' Keepers? Holocaust Collaboration and Complicity

Using resources from the United States Holocaust Museum exhibition, Some Were Neighbors, explore the spectrum of motives and pressures during the Holocaust that influenced individuals' choices.

Warmups, Bell Ringers, Hooks: Engage and Capture Student Attention

Engage students with creative, high-interest warmups and hooks using a variety of strategies and higher-level thinking skills. Discover activities that help create a positive learning environment and strengthen curriculum connections.

Using iPads for History Instruction: NYCDOE New Immigrants 1880-1924 App

NYCDOE partnered with cultural institutions to curate resources from their extensive collections. Intended for instruction, this collection provides teachers and students sources that foster a deep understanding of immigration.

Inquiring Minds: Gathering and Evaluating Sources with the Smithsonian

The C3 Framework emphasizes helping students develop a capacity for gathering and evaluating sources and then using evidence in disciplinary ways. Learn how the Smithsonian Learning Lab can guide you.

Harvest of Empire: U.S. Foreign Policy's Impact on Latino Immigration

Join the director of the documentary Harvest of Empire to contextualize immigration issues and participate in a role-play from the curriculum guide to bring this critical topic into your classroom.

Don't Neglect Your Neighbor: Teach Canada!

Though Canada and the U.S. are linked historically, economically, and geographically, our largest trading partner often receives little instructional focus. Experience hands-on lessons about shared borders, economics, population, and language.

Create, Explore, Connect: Teaching Digital Stories on Immigration

Learn how to easily launch a student-centered digital story project on immigration and explore how immigration narratives facilitate critical thinking and engagement while building community with students and families.

Bringing Timelines Back: It's What All the Cool Teachers Do

Interactive! Engaging! Fun! Learn how to create and share timelines using HSTRY's free creation tool. Leave this session exploding with ideas for using timelines in your classroom.

Connecting Past to Present with Digital Media

Join PBS to explore how to use resources from Civil War drama Mercy Street and companion webseries Time Capsule to engage students with present-day issues and foster civic awareness.

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