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Civic Education, Common Core Standards, and Government Documents

created Jun 04, 2015 12:46 AM
Originally posted on  April 2, 2013  by Shennan Hutton One of the primary missions of education is to train citizens for participation in our democracy. Students have to learn about the ...

Progress on the Cold War and Medieval World Units

created Jun 04, 2015 12:44 AM
Originally posted on  March 7, 2013  by Shennan Hutton We are in throes of researching, writing, and editing two History Blueprint units at the moment. The Cold War unit is slated to be ...

Keeping Up with History

created Jun 04, 2015 12:42 AM
Originally posted on  January 24, 2013  by Shennan Hutton Much has been happening while I’ve been incommunicado on this blog. In fact, I’ve been incommunicado because much has been ...

Deconstructing Point of View: A Common Core Strategy for Analyzing Allende's Speech to the UN

created Jun 04, 2015 12:25 AM
Posted on  December 15, 2012  by Shennan Hutton In a 1972 speech to the United Nations, Salvador Allende, president of Chile, charged that multinational corporations posed a serious challenge ...

Integrating Visual and Written Sources of Information (Common Core Reading Standard RH 7): An Activity on the Marshall Plan

created Jun 04, 2015 12:20 AM
Originally posted on  November 29, 2012  by Shennan Hutton The teacher leaders who are designing lessons for our History Blueprint Cold War unit have sent in the first drafts of their lessons ...