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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

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

Reading the pictures NYPL ID 94870

Do your students struggle with reading history texts? This instructional [...] »

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Topics issues in history education

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Are the Common Core State Standards a good idea? What are the pros and cons of [...] »

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What impact do AP history courses have? Do they give eager students an [...] »

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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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