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Introducing the Sites of Encounter in the Medieval World Project

created Jun 04, 2015 12:01 AM
Originally posted on  August 3, 2012  by Shennan Hutton I have big news. The History Blueprint team is going to design a 7th-grade unit called “Sites of Encounter in the Medieval World,” which ...

A History Blueprint Cold War Unit-Updates in Historiography

created Jun 03, 2015 11:58 PM
Originally posted on  July 19, 2012  by Shennan Hutton I know about the Cold War. I LIVED through most of the Cold War. I studied the Cold War (college in the 1970s; History Project ...

Teacher Reaction to the Civil War Unit Pilot

created Jun 03, 2015 11:55 PM
Originally posted on  July 10, 2012  by Shennan Hutton “This was a truly amazing unit. I felt that the kids really learned how to think like historians. Even the lowest readers could make ...

Taking on the Cold War

created Jun 03, 2015 11:54 PM
Originally posted on  June 5, 2012  by Shennan Hutton It turns out the next Blueprint unit we’ll be developing will be on the Cold War. I’m sorry that we won’t be able to do more on the ...

Teaching About Indulgences and the Reformation

created Jun 03, 2015 11:51 PM
Originally posted on  May 9, 2012  by Shennan Hutton How do you explain indulgences to 12-year-olds? It’s easy enough to give them a definition and conclude with the generalization “there were ...
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