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Telling Atlanta's History Through Crowd-Sourcing

Crowd-sourcing isn’t a common way to curate a history exhibit but that's how the Atlanta History Center opted to put together a new show about Atlanta. After all, Atlantans are the best experts on...

February 16, 2016

Living History

A remarkable young man from Conyers took on a project to learn more about a WWII flyer who gave his life fighting the Nazis. Ben Smart has excelled in school and in Junior ROTC. Now, he says he has...

June 5, 2014

National History Day FREE Teacher Webinar!

National History Day makes history come alive for America's youth by engaging them in the discovery of the historic, cultural and social experiences of the past. Through hands-on experiences and...

September 12, 2013

Do you know how Augusta, Ga became the golf center of the world?!?

How did Augusta, GA. become the golf Mecca of the world? Watch Augusta’s Master Plan: From Sherman’s March to Arnie’s Army and learn how the civil war, wealthy Northerners and United States...

April 8, 2013

A Thanksgiving Quiz

How much do our children really know about Thanksgiving? Or how much do we know or remember for that matter? I haven't been a student (in an actual classroom, that is) in quite a while now. While...

November 5, 2012

Haunted History

Just in case your students are among those who tend to get distracted by holiday activities, we have some tips for keeping them task-oriented while indulging their festive spirits. As candy...

October 31, 2012

Multi-Media and the Paranormal Meet History Lesson

Today’s students are media-savvy digital natives. They enjoy engaging with technology and seek it out in their “time off” outside of school. It makes good sense then, to utilize something we know...

October 19, 2012

Historical Context: South Asia

The video explores the South Asian countries of Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan, and Bangladesh, plus the island nations of Sri Lanka and the Maldives whose cultures and histories are...

October 19, 2012

A Family Trip for History and Fun

Dahlonega is a great Georgia destination for a casual weekend trip. It is a quaint little town with historical buildings still in places and being used as shops or restaurants. The oldest courthouse...

August 1, 2012