| Building home-school connections through homework
||Parents of high school students tend to lose track of what is happening with their student’s education. This resource shows a way to use homework assignments to inform parents and to engage them and their student in curriculum-related discussions.
| Establishing classroom protocols
||This resource suggests classroom protocols that teachers can use to help their students orient themselves within a secondary course and make adjustments when they have been absent.
| Sample lesson plan for a block schedule
||This resource presents a lesson plan template for possible adaptation. At the same time, it exemplifies how block-schedule teaching requires planning a variety of student activities for each class session.
|Using open-ended questions
||This resource makes a case for the use of assessment assignments that require synthesis and evaluation. It presents a sample in the form of a high-school history assignment that helps bring historical participants to life.
|Using simulations to motivate students
||This resource shows social studies teachers how they can write their own simulations. It presents two examples of teacher-made simulations that have been used in a high school history course.