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Why Inquiry?

created Oct 04, 2018 02:18 PM
by Nancy McTygue, Executive Director "Why Inquiry?"  As one of the Primary Writers of California’s History-Social Science Framework , I get asked this question often.  This morning, I was ...
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Debating the purpose of public lands

created Dec 20, 2017 02:41 PM
Debating the purpose of public lands     This blog post is meant to accompany the recent Current Context issue that examines the history of public land in the United States, including 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 ...

Watching Whales and Thinking about Environmental Literacy in HSS

created Sep 18, 2017 09:57 AM
by Shelley Brooks We couldn’t have asked for a better setting for our environmental literacy retreat. Thanks to Ten Strands and the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, regional site directors from ...

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 ...
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