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U.S. History

Latinos and the Vietnam War: Patriotism and Protest

Using the film "On Two Fronts: Latinos & Vietnam," explore the rich history of Latino military service and the Chicano movement's protests against a war that defined a generation.

Teaching Civil Rights Using Primary Sources

Examine unique primary sources and discuss teaching strategies related to the Civil Rights Act of 1964 co-facilitated by education experts from Teaching Tolerance and the Library of Congress.

Not Your Grandma's Museum: Digital Collections in the Classroom

Museum collections are dynamic resources for social studies classrooms, but can feel overwhelming. Learn where to find and how to use digital museum resources to enhance pedagogy and content instruction.

American History from an American Indian Perspective

How do American Indians view President Jackson and Jefferson? How did they view American Indians? Examine memorialization, and discuss how we interpret history including on-site study of the Jackson memorial.

Play to Learn with Ripped Apart: A Civil War Mystery

Assume the role of a Smithsonian intern to solve puzzles, find clues, decipher documents, and explore cartes de visite photographs with this free learning game from the Smithsonian.

Five Fierce Fabulous Formative Assessments for any History Classroom

Come learn some new formative assessments that help your students think critically, synthesize information and make your classroom interactive.

Create, Explore, Engage: Using Primary Sources with Young Learners

Turn boring Library of Congress images into interactive learning experiences for young learners using only an iPad! Get ready to captivate students with the 5 E's lesson plan format.

Not Your Grandma's Bingo! Social Justice, Literature, and Primary Sources

Transform your curriculum using young adult literature, Social Justice Bingo and primary sources. Learn how to develop thought provoking and relevant interdisciplinary lessons from multiple perspectives for diverse student populations.

Create, Explore, and Engage: Using Hstry in the Classroom

Give students the power to bring historical content to life using Hstry's free interactive timeline tool. K-12 teachers will walk away knowing best practices for utilizing Hstry in their classrooms.

Engaging Young Learns in Primary Source Analysis

Do you want to engage young learners in primary source analysis? Come discover how in a presentation that will provide strategies, activities, and lesson plans that you can take home!


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