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Teaching the Inauguration

created Jan 18, 2017 09:51 AM
With the presidential inauguration taking place in two days, you may want to use this classroom activity that features excerpts from inaugural addresses by California governors. The activity ...

Teaching after Election Day

created Nov 10, 2016 02:58 PM
By Nancy McTygue, on behalf of the CHSSP Family Teachers have a big job this week, following the election of Donald Trump.  Across our state, and indeed, across the country, thousands of ...

Direct Democracy in Action

created May 25, 2016 11:33 AM
Note:  The following article is excerpted from the May 2016 edition of  Teach the Election , "Initiatives, Recalls, and Referendums."  For the full issue (and all other issues),  subscribe to the ...

The Return of Historical Significance

created May 20, 2016 10:31 AM
New Framework Marks the Beginning of the End of Marginalization by Nancy McTygue On Thursday, May 19, the Instructional Quality Commission (IQC) voted to send the latest draft ...

HSS Framework Moves to State Board

created Mar 29, 2016 08:29 AM
Final IQC Meeting Focuses on Public Comment by Nancy McTygue Thursday, March 24 was a very difficult day, but I’m pleased to report that the History-Social Science Framework has now been ...
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