Speeding Through the World One Map at a Time

World mapI have always been amazed by time-lapse photography. Now there are even ways, using digital technology, to time-lapse world maps from as far back as history can go. This post will share some of these maps with you so that you may share them with your students.

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When Was the War of 1812 Fought?

Teaching History dot org logo“When Was the War of 1812 Fought?” Maybe you used to ask your buddies this question to make them think really hard or to make them look stupid. But how much do you know about the War of 1812? What is you are an American History teacher and you are looking for resources to help your students understand more about the War of 1812; where would you go? AS we celebrate 200 years since the War of 1812, this post will help you answer that question and give you a source of primary authentic documents and information that you can use to teach any topic in American History.

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Remember the Titans …er I mean the Titanic!

The TitanticNo other ship in the history of shipdom has garnished as much attention as the RMS Titanic. Several movies, books, documentaries, etc. have been created since the “Unsinkable” ship first set sail in 1912. As we approach the 100th anniversary of her demise on April 15, 1912, this post will give you some great resources to use in your classes this week or next.

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