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Should history be taught thematically or chronologically?

NCSS SmartBrief | Apr 20, 2015

Schools nationwide differ in the teaching of history, with some taking a thematic approach and others choosing a chronological one. In this blog post, educator Sarah Cooper writes that she isn't sure which is better, but she explains why she chooses a thematic approach, though the method results in some critical points in history being missed. MiddleWeb (04/19)


Civil War Day brings reenactments to Ill. middle school

NCSS SmartBrief | Apr 24, 2015

Ohio teacher creates museum exploring biblical history

NCSS SmartBrief | Apr 20, 2015

Students learn about WWI through simulated trench warfare

NCSS SmartBrief | Apr 20, 2015

Pa. students to quiz residents, historians in Jeopardy!-style game

NCSS SmartBrief | Apr 22, 2015

How to handle conferences with parents of struggling students

NCSS SmartBrief | Apr 22, 2015

Teacher's effort to get to know students goes viral

NCSS SmartBrief | Apr 22, 2015

Opt-out movement gains momentum

NCSS SmartBrief | Apr 20, 2015

How school leaders can support coaching relationships

NCSS SmartBrief | Apr 22, 2015

Webinar Series: Using Multiple Viewpoints and Multiple Perspectives to Study American History

NCSS SmartBrief | Apr 24, 2015


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