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Gameify Your Classroom: Use Video Games to Your Advantage

Take advantage of students' natural interest in competition and games by learning to create units or courses that channel that interest into learning meaningful content and skills.

Engaging Students to be Citizens of the World

Educate your students to become citizens of the world by engaging them with world news in a historical context.

Engaging Assessment Strategies for High and Low Tech Classrooms

Whether you're in a one-to-one or a one-computer classroom environment, there will be formative and summative assessment strategies you can use tomorrow for grades 3-12.

Be a Detective! Cultivating Reading, Thinking, and Writing Like Historians

Award-winning nonfiction/historical fiction authors Candace Fleming, Deborah Hopkinson, and Steve Sheinkin share their historical research and strategies for students to construct the context and consequences of history using the skills of detectives.

What Makes a Candidate Run? Hillary Clinton Biographers Discuss their Insights

Three award-winning authors describe how they wrote biographies of Hillary Clinton targeted to different developmental levels and show how to use them to engage all readers in social studies inquiries.

Using Inquiry to Explore Primary Sources

Join TCI in discovering powerful methods that will help students experience history first-hand and relate their knowledge to current and real world issues.

To Student Teaching and Beyond

Learn how to transition from college to professional career, interviewing techniques, networking and more in this interactive session for preservice educators and underclass students. Bring your resumé and questions!

Teaching about Wars from a Human Perspective

Learn how to teach about wars from a human perspective with multiple activities that help students understand the impact war has on people's lives.

Take a Schoolcation: Virtual Field Trips Using Google Cultural Institute

Show students treasures of the world without leaving your classroom using Google Cultural Institute. Get up close and personal with art, artifacts, and world landmarks to enhance history and geography.

Ripped Apart: A Civil War Mystery Game

Explore the National Museum of American History's game-based educational app, which invites players to immerse themselves in the 19th century by examining primary sources from mysterious characters from the past.

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