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Celebrating Black History Education: A Collection

Education Week - Social Studies

This year’s special Education Week Opinion project celebrating Black History Month focuses on what is going well in Black history education.

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Who’s Improving Black History Education for Everyone? Three Stand-Outs (Opinion)

Education Week - Social Studies

Recent highlights in Black history education, from the Center for K-12 Black History and Racial Literacy Education’s LaGarrett J.

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Challenging Anti-History Education Laws: Teachers Receive 14,000 Books on African Americans During WWII

Zinn Education Project

The post Challenging Anti-History Education Laws: Teachers Receive 14,000 Books on African Americans During WWII appeared first on Zinn Education Project. Excerpt below and the full class here.

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Most Mississippians can’t pass U.S. citizenship exam. Is American history education the problem?

The Hechinger Report

Officials from the Woodrow Wilson Foundation say these results point to longstanding problems with the way American history is taught in schools. This story about history education was produced by The Hechinger Report , a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education.

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The NCHE Board of Directors Statement Regarding the South Dakota Social Studies Standards

NCHE

The National Council for History Education stands by history teachers in South Dakota. Quality history education in K-12 classrooms is different from post-secondary spaces. K-12 history instruction and standards must balance content, skills, pedagogy, and classroom management.

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NCHE Board of Directors Statement Regarding the Florida Social Studies Standards

NCHE

The National Council for History Education stands in support of history teachers in Florida. The social studies standards focused on African American history, recently approved by the Florida Board of Education, sanitize historical acts of violence against Black Americans.

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Game of Quotes

HistoryRewriter

Game of Quotes can be easily adapted to help students master historical thinking skills, whether you use the College Board (AP) definitions, the Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) definitions aka Digital Inquiry Group (DIG), or use the definitions from The American Historical Association (AHA).

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