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History is Everywhere!

June 6th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

And if you don’t believe me, check out The Historical Marker Data Base.  Search by location- I was amazed to find so many markers in the just the few miles around our district.  This image is from the 9/11 Memorial in Sayreville. Maybe this is could be summer project?  For the complete post from TeachersFirst, […]

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Teaching the Cold War?

May 24th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

You might want to check out the resources (i.e., lesson plans, oral histories, photos) from the Harry S. Truman Library. For the complete post on TeachersFirst, please click here.

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Dear America

May 23rd, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts, Content - Social Studies

Dear America is a Scholastic site that offers various activities ( i.e., images, arts and crafts, fashion, recipes) correlated with majors periods in American history. For the complete post on TeachersFirst, please click here.

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Are you having fun with history?

May 18th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

If you teach American History, you might want to check out Have Fun with History. You can search by topic and uncover a variety of short video clips on historical topics. While there are some ads in the sidebar, it doesn’t detract from the videos. Please visit TeachersFirst for the complete post.

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