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Welcome to H-High-S! The primary purpose of H-High-S is to facilitate an ongoing discussion of curriculum, instructional strategies, and educational resources involved in teaching history, social studies, and related subjects in American secondary schools.
The National Humanities Center begins its 2018 - 2019 Webinar Series Thursday, September 13th with the topic "Atomic Voices and the Dropping of the Bomb on Hiroshima," led by Dr. W. Bernard Carlson, Chair, Department of Engineering and Society and Professor, University of Virginia.
Joe, I could not make such a commitment.
Because of my other commitments. Including moderating the New England History Teachers Association FB page (feel free to take from its archives): https://www.facebook.com/nehta.org/
Lots here. I'll focus on three things - assessment, historiography, West and the Rest in WHAP:
Yes, it would be great if history teaching became more focused on reading, writing, and discussing. And that's about it. Let me recommend Mike Schmoker's _Focus: Elevating the Essentials to Radically Improve Student Learning, 2nd Edition_ It is a manifesto for literacy across all subjects. I give it my highest recommendation. All pre-practicum and methods teachers should assign it!
The Dreyfuss Civics Initiative is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that aims to revive the teaching of civics in American public education to empower future generations with the critical-thinking skills they need to fulfill the vast potential of American citizenship.