The National Archives’ Docs Teach offers teachers opportunities to create activities that develophistorical thinking skills and get students thinking like historians. The areas include chronological thinking, historical comprehension, historical analysis and interpretation, historical research capabilities and historical issues analysis and decision making. Teachers are also led through a wizard approach to customizing activities with appropriate primary sources as they browse a library of thousands of possibilities.
Historical Thinking ConceptsSelect a concept to learn more and to see lessons centered on the concept.
There are so many more ways to study history than looking at simply military, nation-state analysis. This site addresses other tools historians use to investigate world history, such as the frameworks of geography and chronology. A geographical area can be used to explore commonalities across political borders to discover the effect of trade, disease, and migration. Included in this unit are readings, resources, maps, audio clips, a video to watch, as well as a transcript of the video. Pertinent questions and activities are also provided.
Resources for teaching students how to recognize good journalism. Includes overviews, tutorials on reviewing news articles, and teacher guides. The Education Resources
ust put your mouse on a city anywhere in the world and the newspaper headlines pop up... Double click and the page gets larger. Click on the direction arrows in the “Reset Map” to move to other cities in the map area. The first map is USA but you can select maps that span the world.
Gateways 2Learning provides exceptional 'real world' learning resources, tools and opportunities for teachers and students within a rich, multimedia learning environment.
Robotics, Aboriginal Culture, Climate, Birds, Environment, Dinosaurs, Water Ways, Seasons, Ingenuity, Oceans & Global Citizenship