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Teaching after Terror - Las Vegas

created Oct 02, 2017 09:23 AM
by Nancy McTygue, Executive Director I can’t believe I’m writing another one of these posts in response to a horrific terrorist attack.  In 2015, I wrote two – one in response to the massacre ...

Repeat after us, say no to the mission project.

created May 23, 2017 10:40 AM
by Tuyen Tran, CHSSP Assistant Director   Source: The Mission San Diego, Southern California USA, c1915.  Photograph courtesy of the Library of Congress, Photographs and Prints Division.  ...

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 ...
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