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Teacher Toolkit

Teacher Toolkit

The Teacher Toolkit section of the Roadmap contains a number of innovative “how to” essays and exercises teachers will find helpful both in using America: The Last Best Hope and in their everyday teaching.  These tools provide methods teachers can utilize to increase their students’ history skills and introduce teachers to innovative instructional techniques.  Also included in the Teacher Toolkit section are additional resources teachers can utilize, such as maps and course syllabi.

 Alignment of Roadmap with Research-Based Strategies - NEW

 Bright Ideas

 Catalogue of Lessons on Roadmap for Volume I - NEW

 Economics: How To Incorporate Into the Teaching of Last Best Hope

 Economics: Key Points for Volume I

 Geography for Teachers

 Geography Master List of Maps 

 How to Analyze a Political Cartoon  

 How to Commemorate a Holiday

 How to Create Lessons Using Resources in the Student View

How to Evaluate Student Essays

How to Help Students Struggling to Read and Comprehend Last Best Hope

 How to Incorporate Current Events Into the History Classroom

 How to Incorporate Mnemonics into the Classroom

 How to Incorporate Vocabulary

 How to Make a Mind Map

 How to Use Lessons in the Roadmap to Build Historical Skills

 How to Use Podcasts

 How to Use Simulations - NEW

 How to Use Study Tools

 How to Write a Document Based Essay

 How to Write an Effective History Essay

 Professional Development Opportunities - NEW 

 Roadmap Chapter Checklist

 Sample Document Based Question Essay Volume I - NEW

 Syllabus Volume I

 Syllabus Volume I and Volume II

 Table of Contents