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Designing Better Assessments

created Jun 03, 2015 10:43 PM
Originally posted on  May 5, 2011  by Shennan Hutton Take a little quiz and see how you do: 1. Hammurabi’s Code of ancient Mesopotamian society was important because it A. listed the ...

Developing Essential Understandings about the Civil War

created Jun 03, 2015 10:42 PM
Originally posted on  April 26, 2011  by Shennan Hutton On Wednesday, Professor Alice Fahs of University of California, Irvine, spoke to the Blueprint teacher leaders (and me) about the ...

Teaching About the Civil War

created Jun 03, 2015 10:38 PM
Originally posted on  April 14, 2011  by Shennan Hutton Happy 150th anniversary of the outbreak of the Civil War! It’s certainly a bitter anniversary for our nation, although easier for us ...

Going to Work on the Civil War

created Jun 03, 2015 10:36 PM
Originally posted on  April 7, 2011  by Shennan Hutton Today we have our first meeting with the six teacher leaders who will be writing the Civil War unit. We are meeting online, which does ...

What Do History Teachers Want From the Blueprint?

created Jun 03, 2015 10:34 PM
Originally posted on  March 22, 2011  by Shennan Hutton In this final blog on the results of the Blueprint Needs Assessment Survey, I will discuss the answers to questions about teachers’ ...