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Teaching the Important, Honest, and Troubling History of Native California

created Jul 01, 2019 10:35 AM
Native Americans on Alcatraz Island during the 1969-1971 occupation to reclaim native land. Photograph Courtesy of the California Historical Society. Editor's Note:  As we travel around ...

Stakeholders in the drilling debate

created Jan 24, 2018 04:27 PM
This blog is meant to accompany the recent Current Context on offshore oil drilling , A Time to Drill . The Education and the Environment Initiative (EEI) includes a history-social science ...

In Search of a Better History Book

created Nov 16, 2017 01:14 PM
by Nancy McTygue The first time I sat on a textbook adoption panel I spent 45 minutes deliberating.  I remember that a significant part of my consideration was the quality of the lunch that the ...

6 Strategies to Guide your Adoption of New Textbooks in History-Social Science

created Nov 07, 2017 10:56 AM
Download a PDF version of this post. by Beth Slutsky, Ph.D. The California State Board of Education appears poised to adopt history-social science instructional materials at its ...

We Can Do Better: Lessons from Charlottesville

created Aug 14, 2017 01:41 PM
by Nancy McTygue, Executive Director The images are horrifying – angry white men with torches lit marching through a southern town on a summer night.  Bodies flying in the air after being ...
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