DocsTeach – The Tool Helping Teachers Bring History to Life in Class

Posted on Monday, June 13th, 2011 by

DocsTeach – The National Archives are reaching out to teachers and educators across the country, offering an amazing collection of primary resources of historical documents and information. Moreover, DocsTeach invites teachers to browse and create classroom activities built around primary sources. DocsTeach is the perfect example of how drastically education has changed since the old blackboard school days. It is the perfect aid for the didactic confluence of fascinating history with engaging teaching methods.

Here’s an activity example I found on DocsTeach, The Settlement of the American West. Click the image below to get to the full activity.

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