Hypertext Docs: Teaching the Bonus March

July 28th marks the 88th anniversary of the clash that ended the U.S. veteran’s protest movement known as the Bonus Army, or Bonus March. Today, […]

Digital Resources for Independence Day

In the U.S., July 4 marks Independence Day, a holiday that celebrates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. The Declaration signaled a turning point […]

Digital Resources to Celebrate and Teach Juneteenth

June 19th marks Juneteenth, the day in on which, in 1865, Union General Gordon Granger landed in Galveston and announced that the Emancipation Proclamation was […]

Experiencing Early American History with Interactive Resources

Thanksgiving, despite not becoming a national holiday until the Civil War, is a time of year steeped in images of America’s colonial past. For educators […]

Celebrate Constitution Day with Free Digital Resources

America’s founding legal document, the Constitution, is a central element of American law and civics. It has been studied, debated, and celebrated since before its […]

Making history on the radio with community partners

Middle school students power Brattleboro’s radio days Brattleboro, Vermont was incorporated back in 1753, a former military fort that embraced trading, commerce and the power […]

Making Civil War videos like Ken Burns

Narrating WW Isaac Robbins’ letters home Ken Burns’ epic nine-part documentary on The U.S. Civil War ranks among the most powerful teaching videos available to […]

"Zoom In" to US History!

It is (relatively) easy to find ways to incorporate technology into STEM classes. But that's not always the case with other subjects. Needless to say, […]

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