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PBL and Project Ideas for History

  1. Audiobooks for Topics
  2. Museum Exhibition
  3. How can war be avoided?
  4. How could peace change the world?
  5. What is the single most important event during the time period of this class?
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Teaching History With Picture Books

As I read one of the classic children’s books, The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton, it turned out to be an unexpected history lesson.  This wonderful book begins with a charming little house on a hill, living through days and nights and the seasons.  541 more words

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This box deserves 5 out of 5 stars!  As a former teacher, I thoroughly enjoyed the activities. They were engaging, challenging, and provided hours of fun and learning. 45 more words

My Summers at Ford’s Theatre: Bringing Legacies to Life

It’s the little things.

Reflecting on two summers spent in intensive, content-rich professional development through Ford’s Theatre—as a Civil War Washington Teacher Fellow in 2014 and as a… 874 more words


Local History Research in and by the Community

Over the past year, members of the Ambrose University history program have been working on a local history research project: “Placing Memory in High River’s Built Environment… 540 more words

Teaching History

The mythical child at the center of Smriti Irani’s concerns about schooling

By Mary Ann Chacko

One day, many years ago, I was travelling by train from Kochi to Kolkata. My coach was empty except for a young family comprising of a mother, father, and child. 1,138 more words

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5 Songs To Use While Teaching Social Studies (Repost from IAchieveLearning.com)

This week’s repost from iAchieveLearning.com examines some songs about historical events and figures that a social studies teacher might be able to use to enhance instruction.