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  • Why middle and high school students struggle so much with reading comprehension and overall achievement, why learning gaps exist, and how to help remedy these issues.


  • How storytelling and/or using the storytelling format in constructing lessons positively impacts student interest and learning.  


Willingham, a cognitive scientist, explains how teachers can foster the right cognitive conditions for students to engage in successful thought and enjoyment of learning.


Variety of links to multiple web sites and resources available through government, non-profit, and commercial entities.


Primary source documents for American and World History with good background information for each document.


Teacher created site with loads of resources.


Select history in the subject field to find many World and U.S. History video clips.


Primary documents, lessons, and more...


George Mason University's training web site for elementary and secondary history teachers.