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Teaching the Progressive Era using Classroom Games and PowerPoints

15th September 2010
The Progressive Era can be one of the most interesting periods in U.S. history class, covering a wide range of topics, from immigration and urbanization to prohibition and corruption. The era includes colorful subjects like prohibition and colorful ch... Read >

Teaching The Great Depression Using PowerPoint

15th September 2010
Teaching the Great Depression is a challenge for U.S. history teachers across the country. These days, with students spending a lot of their free time surfing the web, using smart phones and playing video games, it can de difficult to explain in classroom... Read >

Teaching the Civil War Era with PowerPoint

15th September 2010
Planning lessons on the Civil War is a challenge for every instructor of U.S. history. It is a complex period, with many important points to cover. On top of that, it is a subject that may seem like ancient history to today’s iPhone wielding, tech-savvy s... Read >

Teaching U.S. Civil Rights Movement history with PowerPoint

15th September 2010
The Civil Rights Movement is perhaps one of the most popular subjects in U.S. history class. It is arguably one of the few periods in U.S. history where the main players were not figures in high office but men and women on the street who fought for their ... Read >

Teaching 1960s History with PowerPoint

15th September 2010
The 1960s era, well known for the anti-war movement, civil rights movement and the counter culture is arguably one of the most popular periods in U.S. history classes as well as in social studies class. However, the development of effective lesson plan... Read >

Making a History Teacher's Life Easier with Pre-made History PowerPoints

11th June 2010
Pre-made history PowerPoint lessons are an option for teachers who either do not have the time to prepare history lesson plans from scratch or who are not comfortable in using educational technology to prepare history lesson plans from scratch. Pre-mad... Read >

Some helpful teaching aids for history teachers

11th June 2010
PowerPoint is a helpful tool for history teachers, and is one of the leading educational technology programs worldwide used for presentations. PowerPoint optimizes the popular slideshow format for the presentation of lesson plans and is a step beyond the ... Read >

PowerPoint for Teaching Government

11th June 2010
Do you struggle to explain the complexities of government to students during lessons? Do you find the attention of students wandering in classroom activities? Then it might be worthwhile to present your lesson plans with PowerPoint. PowerPoint for tea... Read >

World history lesson plans

11th June 2010
World history lesson plans can be more challenging to formulate than U.S. history lesson plans, as it is difficult to establish parameters of what should be included in the lesson and what should not. However, with careful organization and attention to de... Read >

Teaching Social Studies with PowerPoint

11th June 2010
Mentioning PowerPoint often brings to mind an official presentation in a corporate boardroom. However, PowerPoint is increasingly being used in the classroom, as educational tools during lessons. Teaching social studies with PowerPoint is a particularly e... Read >

Teaching History With Classroom Games

11th June 2010
Teaching history with classroom games is a great way to breathe life into subject matter that some students can find boring. In this ever-changing age of digital television, internet and game consoles, teachers must constantly think of new ways to supplem... Read >

Becoming a more effective history teacher using PowerPoint

11th June 2010
For history teachers tired of seeing blank, even bored, faces in their classrooms, PowerPoint might just be the solution. It offers a clear, concise slideshow format that is more modern than the whiteboard and more attractive than the overhead projector f... Read >