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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 ...

How Does Money Impact a Presidential Election?

created May 02, 2016 02:18 PM
Note:  The following article is excerpted from the April 2016 edition of Teach the Election , "Money, Influence, and Presidential Elections."  For the full issue (and all other issues), subscribe ...

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 ...

Charting the War in Syria

created Apr 13, 2016 04:20 PM
by Shelley Brooks The civil war in Syria is difficult to teach because of the diverse number of groups involved, the complex religious factors, and the duration of the war and its atrocities. ...

Interdisciplinarity

created Apr 06, 2016 04:14 PM
by Nancy McTygue In a recent blog post, I listed six things that history teachers need to know now about the new framework, textbooks, and the possibility of statewide assessments.  It was a ...

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