American History Teaching Tools
Examines digital and non-digital methods of organizing and presenting American history, focusing on content organizational strategies, Common Core standards, and essential question development.
[Formerly titled American History: Managing Complexity with Digital and Non-Digital Tools.]
Manage complexity in your social studies classroom with this American History course, which provides ways to manage student focus and retain depth.
How can educators tackle the mass of information in an American History course in a way that minimizes student confusion and retains depth of study? This course will guide participants by offering a number of examples of both digital and non-digital ways of managing student focus on many eras of American History. Participants will also be guided in using the course models to create organizers and activities of their own, to be adapted to their chosen content areas.