Matt Davis highlights free and easy-to-implement classroom resources to celebrate Women's History Month in March.
By inviting her class to choose their own subjects for a historical reformers project, Sarah Cooper learned a lot about her students' interests and passions.
An iPad lets students consume and interact with content, a fun and efficient way of meeting the Common Core standards for integrating and analyzing information.
"Studying history" isn't enough -- students should "do history" by actively immersing themselves in gathering information, interpreting sources, and developing original ideas.
How teachers can use Zynga's Farmville as an educational tool in the classroom.
Blogger Mary Beth Hertz shares the winners of her tech integration lesson plan contest.
Seven great tech integration lesson plans. Vote for your favorite; the winner gets to donate Steven Johnson's new book Digital Tools for Learning to a deserving colleague.
Blogger Todd Finley offers some strategies for digging into the complexities of teaching about war.
Anne O'Brien explains the importance of civic education in our schools, stressing that our country cannot thrive if its citizens do not know how to maintain it.
A web 2.0 class crosses geographical boundaries to teach information literacy: 21st century skills, collaboration and digital citizenship.
Shelly Blake-Plock weighs in on increasing student engagement by getting rid of textbooks.
National interest in president Abraham Lincoln is at an all-time high. Take advantage of the buzz with this playlist of Lincoln-related videos and resources gathered by VideoAmy.
A collection of teaching resources for the Japanese earthquake and tsunami
Inspire young people to get engaged with the political process through a timely new film series about the U.S. system of democracy, elections, and governance.
Blogger Kenneth Olden shares the thinking and feeling behind a project-based learning unit that brings Homer's Iliad to life and increases student engagement.
A unit on eateries connects students with the community while teaching the basics.
One first grade teacher suggests that we can spot future Supreme Court Justices in six-year-olds willing to shoulder serious responsibility -- like washing the board.
Students lack experience yet have valid perspectives about bettering their world. They learn when we give them agency to start working toward those changes.