A snapshot in time: How to study a photo (at Tar Heel Junior Historian 48:2 (Spring 2009))
Photographs from the past can teach us about important events and help us solve great mysteries, but some of the most interesting images show people doing everyday things. They’re the kind of photographs that you might find in old albums or in your grandparents’ attic, and they reveal details of life that we might never have thought to ask about.
Articles and Lesson Plans
Higher order thinking with Venn diagrams (at Tar Heel Junior Historian 48:2 (Spring 2009))
Graphic organizers are powerful ways to help students understand complex ideas. By adapting and building on basic Venn diagrams, you can move beyond comparison and diagram classification systems that encourage students to recognize complex relationships.