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Issues and Research

Through direct instruction in historical analysis skills, elementary students showed marked improvements in their work. Learn more about this study and the work of 5th graders in Maryland. FIND OUT MORE »

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Select individual states for testing and graduation data. Click state name for more detailed information. Data from Report on the State of History Education (2010).

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Research Briefs

Key research in history education

Photo, "Graffitti Archaeology. . . ," 2007, otherthings, Flickr, cc

Here's help for challenges students encounter with historical documents and [...] »

Print, Abraham Lincoln and his Emancipation Proclamation, c.1888, LoC

Two styles of document reading demonstrate what successful readers do to [...] »

Photography, My students, 27 Feb 2009, Flickr CC

Are tests really the best way to examine student understanding? This summary of [...] »

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Topics issues in history education

Sculpture, Classroom with Three Figures, 1979 (photographed 28 Nov 2009), Lavern

With so much to teach, what approaches can help frame the course? [...] »

Print, "Ladies Home Journal," 1931, George Eastman House, Flickr Commons

It's all about content, but do history teachers and historians need the same [...] »

21st Century Skills in the Classroom

Does the learning of history need to be synced to the 21st century? [...] »

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Spotlight: Report on History Education

A report on the state of history educationThis report examines history education, primarily at the state level. The updated report includes state policies and national programs as of 2010, including world history requirements and testing.

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