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The Futile Quest for Coverage

created May 05, 2016 03:24 PM
“How are we supposed to get through all of this material?” By Beth Slutsky Many teachers like California's new History-Social Science Framework , which is scheduled for adoption this ...

Shifting Instruction

created Apr 18, 2016 02:13 PM
How to change the conversation in our classrooms by Nancy McTygue First, the bad news.  We’re not getting new standards anytime soon.  I know we need them, and maybe the powers that be ...

Examining European Responses to the Refugee Crisis

created Oct 06, 2015 11:05 AM
by Shelley Brooks With so much in the news about global refugees ( see our classroom resource ), students have probably already explored their own opinions regarding the plight of these refugees. ...

Iran and the U.S.

created Sep 04, 2015 11:03 AM
by Shelley Brooks All the talk about the Iran nuclear deal probably raises certain questions for students, such as why do the United States and Iran come to great conflict over the issue of ...

Using Primary Sources

created Jun 02, 2015 11:15 PM
Originally posted on  January 15, 2011  by Shennan Hutton Primary sources are the lifeblood of history. Historians today rarely speak of history as a set of facts, but rather as a set of ...
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