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Issues and Research

Primary sources are a crucial part of any historical study. However, many teachers do not know how to effectively incorporate them into their lessons or where to locate them. If you struggle with this, look no further; this study is here to help you! 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, Watching a blank screen, August 14, 2007, ToastyKen, Flickr

What do students actually learn from historical feature films? [...] »

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Use these suggestions to help students write informed historical essays. [...] »

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Teach your students to "solve" history. Discover the wonders of direct [...] »

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Topics issues in history education

Poster, Yanks in Germany want more books, 1918-1923, C.B. Falls, LoC

Is historical fiction an effective emotional hook, a distraction from the facts [...] »

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

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How can they be used? Should they be used? [...] »

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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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