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Forty-five states have implemented the Common Core State Standards in ELA and Mathematics for every subject.
For the past few weeks, my colleague Todd Whitten and I have been sharing some work that we have done with the Common Core State Standards for History/Social Studies.
This assessment gauges students’ ability to source , contextualize , and corroborate a document. Students must consider how the contextual information about the creation of Lange’s iconic photograph affects its reliability as historical evidence of Dust Bowl life.
The Newseum in Washington has just launched Decision 2012: Exploring Elections and the Media , an online resource for teaching about the presidential campaign and election. The module is part of the Newseum's Digital Classroom , which offers online media content and news literacy materials customized for elementary, high school, and college classes.
5 Top Resources for Aligning Your Social Studies Curricula to the Common Core
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This summer I have been working with Todd Whitten on how we can integrate the Common Core Standards for History/Social Studies into the classroom for this upcoming year. Over the next few weeks, we will be sharing what we have come up with both here and on his blog .
Primary Source Materials & Document Based Questions An Internet Hotlist on Document Based Questions created by Paula Goldstein Nassau BOCES Introduction | Primary Source Materials | Document Based Questions | Assessments | General Resources | Constructed Response Questions
CWHP is a project of the California International Studies Project (CISP), a state-funded Subject Matter Project designed to strengthen student performance through the preparation of exemplary teacher leaders.
With the coming of the Common Core, English teachers are being asked to include more social studies content into their instruction – a good thing.
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The Marchand Archive is an ever-expanding collection of document-based lesson plans (Documentary Source Problems ) and more than 8,600 images ( Image Archive ).
The Stone is a forum for contemporary philosophers on issues both timely and timeless. Public policy debates often involve appeals to results of work in social sciences like economics and sociology. For example, in his State of the Union address this year, President Obama cited a recent high-profile study to support his emphasis on evaluating teachers by their students’ test scores.