We’re constantly updating DocsTeach.org — the online tool for teaching with documents from the National Archives. Here are some recent highlights. Newly Added Primary Sources Hollywood Ten – We recently added court documents related to the screenwriters, producers, and directors who jeopardized their careers by taking a stand against the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Several […]
Introducing undergraduate students to the importance of archival research and materials by encouraging them to become citizen transcribers for the National Archives as part of their coursework
Social media can enhance differentiated instruction if the tools are selected with a careful eye on individual students’ readiness, interests, and learning profiles.
How to take digital citizenship schoolwide during 2016-17 includes plans and resources to help our students become better digital citizens. https://www.edsurge.com/news/2016-08-03-how-to-take-digital-citizenship-schoolwide-during-the-2016-17-school-year
Some very interesting apps for higher-order thinking standards. Check them out here: http://www.eschoolnews.com/2016/03/31/13-apps-that-promote-higher-order-thinking-standards/
Facing History and Ourselves is an excellent resource that integrates history and current events. Check out these resources for race in US History and other topics: https://www.facinghistory.org/topics/race-us-history
Posters and cards distributed on the homefront provide an engaging way to introduce students to World War I.