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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 ...

Debating the L.A. River

created Feb 25, 2016 02:04 PM
A 12th Grade Lesson by Dave Neumann and Nicole Gilbertson, Directors of the CSU Long Beach and UC Irvine History Projects Teaching students major history-social science issues in a local ...

Studying History Through Objects

created Feb 25, 2016 01:58 PM
by Daniel Lynch, Daniel Diaz, and Emma Hipolito, UCLA Public History Initiative & History-Geography Project The settlement of the American West is rarely taught in the context of the Civil ...

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