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Examples of articles from this search:
How Students Learn: History in the Classroom (National Academies Press, 2004) This practical guide explores how the principles of learning can be applied to teaching history topics at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Leading educators explain in detail how they developed successful curricula and teaching approaches, presenting strategies that serve as models for curriculum development, and classroom instruction. Free
"Seven Rules for Effective History Teaching or Bringing Life to the History Class", by Organization for American Historians executive director Lee Formwalt, OAH Magazine of History, October 2002.
Benchmarks for Professional Development in Teaching of History as a Discipline - a guide for benchmarking professional development and collaborative programs for teachers--was produced by a small group of historians assembled by the American Historical Association, with the assistance of OAH and the National Council for the Social Studies.