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Brain-based Research

Oct 10 2011
What's in a brain? Quite a lot actually! Discover how brain research relates to the history classroom. [...] »

Researching the Role of the Map in History Teaching

Jun 6 2011
Need to understand the theory behind maps as a history education tool? Look no further. [...] »

APPARTS Strategy: Origins and Implementation

Jun 6 2011
Engrain the APPARTS strategy into young students, and they'll be well on their way to AP-level performance. [...] »

Teaching the History of Teaching History

Nov 11 2010
So you know you love teaching history, but do you know the history behind teaching history? [...] »

Constructivism: Actively Building Knowledge

Mar 3 2010
Traditional concepts of knowledge and pedagogy view the student as a "fact sponge." [...] »

Two-Year High School U.S. History Programs

Jan 1 2010
What are the benefits and detriments of implementing a two-year U.S. history course? [...] »

Tennessee's Social Studies Curriculum

Oct 10 2009
Standardization is a fairly new concept in education. [...] »

Data on Students' Knowledge of American History

Mar 3 2009
Finding solid data on student learning in history can be a challenge. Here are some places to start. [...] »