Blog posts tagged with 'history'

Bringing History to Life in Your Classroom

How to bring history to life in the classroom

Getting kids excited to learn about history can be difficult when your go-to activity is reading from a textbook. Immerse your students in the culture of a time period to spark their curiosity, because there's more to understanding history than just knowing key events and notable people. To know a...

The Evolution of the Card Catalog System

The Evolution of the Card Catalog System

Merriam-Webster defines a card catalog as "a set of cards in a library that have information about books, journals, etc., written on them and are arranged in alphabetical order." Card catalogs have changed in the years since they were first developed in the late 1780s. Many young readers today wou...