History: Instructional Uses

Enrich and extend history concepts and understanding with digital literacy resources1.


Experience historians' passion for their work.

  • Learn how Kadir Nelson embodies history through "human stories" within his Meet-the-Author Movie for We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball.

Pique interest with biographies of historical figures.


Enliven history lessons with audio performances that contextualize a historical era.

  • Relive the terror of the WWII evacuation experience while listening to Ruta Sepetys's Meet-the-Author book reading sharing the circumstances portrayed in Salt to the Sea.

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1. Referenced from the National Council for the Social Studies. NCSS National Standards for Social Studies Teachers. (n.d.). Retrieved February 20, 2017, from http://www.socialstudies.org/standards/teacherstandards

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