"This site is intended to serve as a gateway to H-Net's extensive collection of teaching resources including teaching focused discussion networks, syllabi, links, conference papers on multimedia teaching, and web-based teaching projects."
Historians Against the War
Statement: "We historians call for a halt to the march towards war against Iraq. We are deeply concerned about the needless destruction of human life, the undermining of constitutional government in the U.S., the egregious curtailment of civil liberties and human rights at home and abroad, and the obstruction of world peace for the indefinite future."
The History Guide
"...has been created for the high school and undergraduate student who is either taking classes in history, or who intends to major in history in college. The purpose of The History Guide is to better prepare yourself for your history classes and to make your time in class more enjoyable and proficient. The History Guide contains the complete content of three undergraduate courses in European history which will certainly be of use to those of you studying such topics at the college level or in A.P. European history classes. Upon its completion, The History Guide will contain more than seventy lectures in European history from ancient Sumer to the fall of Soviet-style communism in 1989."
By Steven Kreis
Internet History Sourcebooks Projects
"...are collections of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts presented cleanly (without advertising or excessive layout) for educational use."
His various sourcebooks include some of the largest collections of subject specific online textual sources.
Edited by Paul Halsall, Fordham University
The Mary Rose
"...the only 16th century warship on display anywhere in the world. Built between 1509 and 1511, she was one of the first ships able to fire a broadside, and was a firm favourite of King Henry VIII. After a long and successful career, she sank accidentally during an engagement with the French fleet in 1545. Her rediscovery and raising were seminal events in the history of nautical archaeology."
National Archives Learning Curve
"...is an on-line teaching resource, structured to tie in with the History National Curriculum from Key Stages 2 to 5. The Learning Curve contains a varied range of original sources including documents, photographs, film and sound recordings. There are three different types of resource: Exhibitions, Focus Ons and Snapshots. Each has a distinct approach to suit different styles of learning."
Reading, Writing, and Researching for History: A Guide for College Students
By Patrick Rael, History Dept., Bowdoin College
Teaching History with Technology
"...is designed to help middle school and high school history and social studies teachers better integrate technology into their classrooms.
The Tom and Nan Riley Collection of Roman Portrait Sculptures
"The Riley Collection, dating to the period when Rome was at its greatest prosperity--the first century B.C. to the third century A.D.--is especially good at introducing students and those interested in ancient Rome to the diversity of the Roman world. Ranging from patricians to plebeians, the collection includes not only emperors and senators, but also men, women, and children from all walks of life. Finally, the collection provides a unique opportunity for people to get to know Romans as individual human beings who were concerned about many of the same issues that we are: identity, status, leadership, and gender ... The Riley website is designed to be useful to students, grade six through university, their teachers, and anyone interested in the Roman empire ... The site also features Teaching Materials designed to help teachers come up with ideas for integrating the site into their own pre-existing courses."
Maintained by John Gruber-Miller, Prof. of Classics, Cornell College
"University History promotes the development of international standards for e-scholarship. It contains links to hundreds of online sources that are closely examined before inclusion. Only the highest quality sources are included."
- University of Canterbury School of History, New Zealand
Using Primary Sources on the Web
"This brief guide is designed to provide students and researchers with information to help them evaluate the internet sources and the quality of primary materials that can be found online."
Sections include: What are Primary Sources? ; Finding Primary Sources on the Web ; Evaluating Primary Source Web Sites ; Citing Web Sites.
Written by the American Library Association - Reference and User Services Association - History Section.
A Visual Sourcebook of Chinese Civilization (K12)
"The goal of this 'visual sourcebook' is to add to the material teachers can use to help their students understand Chinese history, culture, and society. It was not designed to stand alone; we assume that teachers who use it will also assign a textbook with basic information about Chinese history."
By Patricia Buckley Ebrey
Voyages: A Smithsonian Libraries Exhibition
"Voyages of discovery can be of many kinds: a physical journey to an unknown place, a mental exploration of new or familiar territory, or a wholly new episode of creative thought. All three are explored in Voyages, an exhibition spanning five centuries of rare books, manuscripts, art, and artifacts from the Smithsonian Institution Libraries."
See also U.S. History Teaching Resources.
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