Accelerating Student Learning and Motivation in Your U.S. History Classroom

Additional Resources

Why Study U.S. History?
Using the Standards
Standardized Exams
Developing Themes in U.S. History
Historical Stories and Unit Hooks
Using Primary Sources in the Classroom
General Strategies
Alternative Assessments
Rubrics and Scaffolds
Long Term Projects
Additional Resources
Kevin Williams: Contact and Information

The above link will take you to a page which contains many books and reference materials which will assist you in "creating a museum" in your class.

Link to two excellent seminar programs that actually pay teachers.  In addition, you'll find THREE "freesource" programs here.  Not only are they free, but in my opinion, they are of high quality.

The above link will take you to a list of documentaries for use in your U.S. History classroom.  Links are also provided to lesson plans, and the PBS sites dealing with the video.

The above link will take you to a page which gives information about various films that are appropriate for a U.S. history class.  Links take you to supplementary materials and lessons dealing with the films mentioned.

4. Links to History Resources on the Web - the web has thousands of websites devoted to U.S. History.  Click the link above to go to a listing of my most used websites, as well as websites used in creating the lessons you saw at the presentation.

5.  PowerPoint Presentation Images, "Accelerating Learning and Motivation in the U.S. History Classroom"  Click on the above link if you're interested in accessing the images used in the Powerpoint you saw at the presentation.