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10 of the Biggest Lies in History. ::: According to myth, a young George Washington confessed to cutting down a cherry tree by proclaiming, "I cannot tell a lie." The story is testament to how much respect Americans have for their cherished first president and honesty in general. Unfortunately, in the annals of history it seems there are 10 dishonest scoundrels for every honorable hero like Washington. Supposedly, the truth can set you free. But for many, deceit holds the key to money, fame…


Most Influential Legal Cases of the Last Century Infographic


Astrabeds presents: How the World Slept Timeline - The History of Sleep - Very interesting infographic for you to learn all about how people in history used to sleep!


The #bookshelfie tumblr was inspiration for my latest library display - the #shelfie . Students snap selfies in front of their own home libraries, and then share their #shelfie with me and others via Twitter or Instagram. It’s fun to see what books they decide to feature, and also interesting to note how many teen collections feature at least one Stephen King book - much as mine did back in the 80s! #librarydisplays


The History of American Wars - Veterans Day Infographic

The New York Timesfrom The New York Times


Times Machine is a wonderful database of New York Times articles that allows students to access exact digital copies of the famous newspaper dating back to 1851. You can't get more CCSS than this!

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The Holocaust: Background Through Liberation PowerPoint

This PowerPoint covers the Holocaust from the Background through the liberation of the camps. Includes fantastic, visually-engaging slides with pictures, great notes, an included video, and more! A great lesson plan for the Holocaust in a World or US History class!

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How Knights Work

HowStuffWorks "Armor and Weapons"

One of the most iconic images in American history: On Nov. 25, 1963 -- his third birthday -- John Jr. Kennedy salutes the casket of his father, who was assassinated three days earlier.


Teaching What Really Happened: How to Avoid the Tyranny of Textbooks and Get Students Excited About Doing History (Multicultural Education Series) / James W. Loewen

Teaching What Really Happened: How to Avoid the Tyranny of Textbooks & Get Students Excited About Doing History ("Doing" history? Never mind, still looks interesting)

48 Amazing Websites for Teachers and/or Students! Ex: PDF to Word - site that allows you to convert PDF documents to fully editable Word documents. Turn around time is about 10 minutes, Word file is emailed to you. Tons of great websites!