Nineteenth-century infographics that convinced Victorian England to change hygiene practices and long-held beliefs about disease are powerful teaching tools for today. Receive materials for suggested literacy-based lessons.
Graphic memoirs written about historic events offer unique opportunities to explore the concepts of contextualization and perspective recognition. Receive strategies for both reading and creating history-focused graphic memoirs.
Issue-centered units in World History treat historical data not as mere facts, but as timeless issues answering students' question: So what? This issues-centered activity addresses the Renaissance. Participants receive materials.
Experience and discover how student-built online digital and video textbooks can facilitate better reflection, engagement, and collaboration in order to achieve more complex learning and analytical thinking.
Tired of the same old bulletin boards and classroom decorations? Gain innovative, practical strategies for utilizing classroom space to enhance your students' historical thinking skills and supplement your content.
Explore strategies to respond to tough questions about the Holocaust using free, high-quality resources from three leading Holocaust/genocide education organizations, contributing to secondary students' critical thinking and commitment to justice.
Investigate the 1953 Iranian coup through primary and secondary sources including declassified State Department documents. Station and scenario activities synthesize implications of the coup on United States and Iranian relations.
Explore and receive a copy of Facing History and Ourselves' guide, Teaching Night. Weave an analysis of Wiesel's powerful Holocaust memoir with an exploration of the historical context underlying his experience.
To prepare students for the 21st century, today's classrooms must integrate collaboration, critical thinking, literacy skills, and technology. Formative assessment implementation easily assesses learning and guides future instruction.
Learn to create a Socratic Classroom to encourage critical thinking and inquiry. Leave with lesson ideas, ready to implement Socratic circles, student debates, and classroom councils when you get home.