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Top 10 Living History Attractions In America | Green Global Travel

Top 10 Living History Attractions In America | Green Global Travel | On Teaching History | Scoop.it
America's Best Living History Attractions: Williamsburg, Mt Vernon Estate, The Maritime Museum, Mystic Seaport,OK Corral, Plimoth Plantation, Stone Mountain...
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No Joking: Our Kids Are Failing Democracy 101 | Psychology Today

No Joking: Our Kids Are Failing Democracy 101 | Psychology Today | On Teaching History | Scoop.it
Reversing the decline in youth civic engagement. By Marilyn Price-Mitchell, Ph.D....
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6 Cool Interactive Sites To Learn More About American History

I hate to come across as a bit ethnocentric here, but I’ve always loved American history.
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Revising history to show America's 'Secret Heroes' - CNN.com

Revising history to show America's 'Secret Heroes' - CNN.com | On Teaching History | Scoop.it
Paul Martin has collected the stories of 30 Americans left out of the history textbooks in his new book, "Secret Heroes."...
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For Teachers (Making Connections through Poetry) (Library of Congress)

Finding the heart in history
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100 Incredible Lectures for History Lovers | Associate Degree - Facts and Information

Ironically, one of the best places to learn about the past is with the technologies of the future, as web lectures abound from renowned lecturers and college campuses around the world.
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History Teaching: Resources

The Next Generation of History Teachers: A Challenge to Departments of History at American Colleges and Universities.
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Productive stupidity

Productive stupidity | On Teaching History | Scoop.it
Do you ever feel stupid?

For some of us, the feeling can be a daily occurrence so I'll re-phrase the question.

Do you ever feel stupid . . . on purpose?

Because if you haven't purposefully...
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History Teaching: Resources

The Next Generation of History Teachers: A Challenge to Departments of History at American Colleges and Universities.
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Teaching with Google+ | Edutopia

Teaching with Google+ | Edutopia | On Teaching History | Scoop.it
Blogger Terry Heick unravels the mysteries of Google+ and suggests how this emerging social media tool can become a valuable teaching aid.
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101 Great Sites for Social Studies Class

101 Great Sites for Social Studies Class | On Teaching History | Scoop.it
A list of the best free online for teachers of government, history, economics, psychology and other social studies disciplines.
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Studies Illustrate Plight of Introverted Students

Studies Illustrate Plight of Introverted Students | On Teaching History | Scoop.it
Academic outcomes improve for quiet students when there's less pressure to speak up, according to experts.
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A Day in the Life of a Connected Educator – Using social media in 21st century classrooms | Powerful Learning Practice

A Day in the Life of a Connected Educator – Using social media in 21st century classrooms | Powerful Learning Practice | On Teaching History | Scoop.it
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Students go to the source in history class

Students go to the source in history class | On Teaching History | Scoop.it
Using primary sources to learn history, a number of local students are learning to think for themselves, teachers say. But that doesn’t always yield high test scores.
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Qualities Of Good Teachers, Traits Of Effective Teachers. ǀ SlingingtheBull.com

Qualities Of Good Teachers, Traits Of Effective Teachers. ǀ SlingingtheBull.com | On Teaching History | Scoop.it
Good teachers are rare. Although some qualities of good teachers are subtle, many are identifiable. Here is a list of traits that excellent teachers share.
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12 Things Kids Want from Their Teachers | Angela Maiers Educational Services, Inc.

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Free Technology for Teachers: 12 Resources All Social Studies Teachers Should Try

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American History Index

American History - United States, Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, Population, Social Statistics, Political System, immigration...
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Want to Get Into College? Learn to Fail

Want to Get Into College? Learn to Fail | On Teaching History | Scoop.it
Trying to look perfect on a college application is not the ticket to admission, writes Angel B. Pérez.
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