SALEM in History: The Science and Art of Learning from Evidence and Materials in History aims to increase the depth, breadth and quality of teachers' knowledge and understanding of United States history, and provide teachers with the training, materials and support necessary to apply this new knowledge and understanding in their classrooms. More...
All SALEM in History activities relate to six core themes intended to encourage participants to see an historical narrative and sequential pattern in American history.
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SALEM in History (2004-2006) was funded by a three-year Teaching American History grant from the U.S. Department of Education.
This program represented the joint effort of the Salem Public School district, Salem State College, the Peabody Essex Museum and the National Park Service