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In Search of a Better History Book

created Nov 16, 2017 01:14 PM
by Nancy McTygue The first time I sat on a textbook adoption panel I spent 45 minutes deliberating.  I remember that a significant part of my consideration was the quality of the lunch that the ...

6 Strategies to Guide your Adoption of New Textbooks in History-Social Science

created Nov 07, 2017 10:56 AM
Download a PDF version of this post. by Beth Slutsky, Ph.D. The California State Board of Education appears poised to adopt history-social science instructional materials at its ...

We Can Do Better: Lessons from Charlottesville

created Aug 14, 2017 01:41 PM
by Nancy McTygue, Executive Director The images are horrifying – angry white men with torches lit marching through a southern town on a summer night.  Bodies flying in the air after being ...

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 ...

6 Things You Need to Know Now about HSS in California

created Mar 15, 2016 04:00 PM
The Latest Information on the New Framework, Textbooks, and Testing. by Nancy McTygue, CHSSP Executive Director We’ve been fielding a lot of questions lately from teachers and ...
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