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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 ...

HSS Framework Moves to State Board

created Mar 29, 2016 08:29 AM
Final IQC Meeting Focuses on Public Comment by Nancy McTygue Thursday, March 24 was a very difficult day, but I’m pleased to report that the History-Social Science Framework has now been ...

Is It Really the Season of our Discontent?

created Mar 20, 2016 03:48 PM
Framework Revision Process Runs Counter to National Angry Narrative By Nancy McTygue As we were putting together our latest Teach the Election piece this week, my colleague Shelley told ...

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