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Issues and Research

All students need to understand that history is not definite nor is it static, rather it is ever expanding and ever changing as new information comes to light. The need for students to question existing historical sources is the focus of this study by history education professor Bob Bain. 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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Key research in history education

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

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

Photography, Liz Whittaker Telling Stories, 25 July 2008, Jacob Whittaker, Flick

What stories do elementary school students tell about the past? Read this [...] »

Photo, Sòcrates (bust grec), January 6, 2003, Sebastia Girait, Flickr

What does a curriculum designed to foster historical understanding and thinking [...] »

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Topics issues in history education

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

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

Photography, The Arthur and Rochelle Belfer National Conference at the United St

What makes professional development meaningful for history teachers? [...] »

Photo, Shrapnel & Cannonball, Jul. 14, 2008, Travis S., Flickr

Artifacts are unique, three-dimensional primary sources. What can they bring to [...] »

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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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