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Teaching About Indulgences and the Reformation

created Jun 03, 2015 11:51 PM
Originally posted on  May 9, 2012  by Shennan Hutton How do you explain indulgences to 12-year-olds? It’s easy enough to give them a definition and conclude with the generalization “there were ...

We are Number 3!! A Guest Blog by Nancy McTygue

created Jun 03, 2015 11:49 PM
Originally posted on  April 26, 2012  by Shennan Hutton For years I have railed against the marginalization of history and the related social sciences, in The Source, in formal ...

Preparing History Teachers for the Common Core Standards

created Jun 03, 2015 11:47 PM
Originally posted on  April 11, 2012  by Shennan Hutton Previously I’ve written about my support for the Common Core Reading and Writing Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies, ...

Martin Luther Primary Source and Common Core Standards Activities

created Jun 03, 2015 11:46 PM
Originally posted on  March 30, 2012  by Shennan Hutton One of the biggest misconceptions about the Reformation involves its causes. The typical narrative is that people grew angry with ...

Working on the Reformation

created Jun 03, 2015 11:43 PM
Originally posted on  March 24, 2012  by Shennan Hutton 38 8th-grade teachers are now piloting the History Blueprint Civil War unit in their classrooms. These teachers are very ...