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World History Resources from History Tech ⇢

This is a really well-rounded list, although I’d add Flow of History for some upper-level people :). 

Just 13 percent of high school seniors who took the 2010 National Assessment of Educational Progress — called the Nation’s Report Card — showed solid academic performance in American history. The two other grade levels tested didn’t perform much better, which just 22 percent of fourth-grade students and 18 percent of eighth-graders scoring proficient or better.
The test quizzed students on such topics as colonization, the American Revolution, the Civil War and the contemporary United States. For example, one question asks fourth-graders why it was important for the United States to build canals in the 1800s.

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Report: Students don’t know much about history - US news - Life - msnbc.com (via infoneer-pulse)

What I tell my students all the time: history is important! Unfortunately, sometimes it is overlooked.

50 great sites for social studies teachers ⇢
world-shaker:

What a great resource for history teachers out there.
PS: Maybe there should be a History tracked tag :o)
(via Rare Color photos from Depression Era)

world-shaker:

What a great resource for history teachers out there.

PS: Maybe there should be a History tracked tag :o)

(via Rare Color photos from Depression Era)

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