Lesson: “The Battle of Saltville”

By cmccune, posted on August 8th, 2011.

Saltville and its controversy provides an excellent opportunity to teach a lesson that highlights some complex and difficult aspects of the civil war. This lesson helps students see the complexity of African American military Service. As our nation begins its Civil War Sesquicentennial; students need to see past “Glory” and look at some often difficult […]

Ohio Educator Honored for Creative Classroom Lessons

By cmccune, posted on August 3rd, 2011.

Civil War Trust and History ® recognize outstanding entrants in fourth annual lesson plan contest
For the fourth year, the Civil War Trust, the nation’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting the hallowed ground of Civil War battlefields, and History ® have teamed up to honor some of America’s most innovative and inspiring history teachers. The Best Lesson […]