Teaching + Learning

Improving teaching and learning about the past through innovative digital resources, tools, and strategies.

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Teachinghistory.org

Teachinghistory.org, funded by the U.S. Department of Education, is the central online location for accessing high-quality resources in K–12 U.S. history education.

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Popular Romance Project

The Popular Romance Project explores the fascinating, often contradictory origins and influences of popular romance as told in novels, films, comics, advice books, songs, and internet fan fiction.

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Sea of Liberty

Sea of Liberty is an interactive online tool for teaching, exploring, and sharing the power of Thomas Jefferson’s ideas.

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World History Matters

This portal to world history on the web provides resources to help teachers and students locate, analyze, and learn from primary sources.

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Children and Youth in History

Explore the history of children and youth through primary sources, website reviews, teaching modules, and case studies.

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For Virginians: Government Matters

This site is a free online teaching & learning resource highlighting active citizen involvement, the impact of state and local government on daily life, and how individuals shape their communities.

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Making the History of 1989

Explore the fall of Communism in Eastern Europe through essays, primary sources, and case studies.

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Women in World History

An online curriculum resource center designed to help high school and college teachers and students analyze online primary sources.

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Historical Thinking Matters

Focused on key topics in U.S. history, this website is designed to teach students how to "think historically."

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History Matters

Designed for teachers of U.S. History survey course, History Matters is a place to investigate American history online.

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DoHistory

This site invites you to explore the process of piecing together the lives of ordinary people in the past.

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Object of History

Examine featured artifacts, all related to key topics in U.S. history, from the collections of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.

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Teaching American History

Modules for teachers to improve their content knowledge of history by working with professional historians and museum educators.

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Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: Exploring the French Revolution

This site offers a lively introduction to the French Revolution with an extraordinary archive of documentary evidence.

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Imaging the French Revolution

In essays, seven scholars analyze forty-two images of crowds and crowd violence in the French Revolution.

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Episodes

CHNM's series of famous episodes in world history, including images, movie clips, and sound.

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Sidelights

Read about amusing episodes from American history that make a serious point.

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Interpreting the Declaration of Independence by Translation

Historians discuss the translation and reception of the Declaration of Independence in nine countries around the world.

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Virginia 400

This is a place for finding, teaching, and learning about Virginia History on the web.

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Western Civilization Webography Project

The Webography Project helps students learn to review the historical content of websites.

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Exploring U.S. History

Find online teaching modules covering the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries in U.S. history.

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World History Sources

A world history survey course on the web.

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Probing the Past: Virginia and Maryland Probate Inventories

This site is a portal to probate inventories between 1740 and 1810 in several counties of Virginia and Maryland.

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