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Teaching History

What High Schools Are Teaching Millenials About The War On Terror

Posted 11.14.2012 | Education

What kids learn in school tends to change with the times, and some curricular regulations that are either antiquated or simply embedded in beliefs hav...

Changing Education in an Ever-Changing World

Matthew Resnick | Posted 02.26.2012 | Home
Matthew Resnick

The U.S. public education system has overlooked a golden opportunity to demonstrate the nexus between where our country has been and how we understand where we are going. Teach students why history isn't just in the past.

Immigration Nation

Ellen Siminoff | Posted 01.07.2012 | Education
Ellen Siminoff

With an issue that is clearly going to be a constantly prevalent one in our nation's future, as it has been in our past, how do we communicate this situation to the children in our schools without bias?

Civil Rights Education 'Dismal' Across The Country

The Huffington Post | Emmeline Zhao | Posted 11.30.2011 | Education

"Dismal." Likely not a word ever preferred in an educational setting, but the description the Southern Poverty Law Center found appropriate to ass...

U.S. Students Bad At History? Error-Filled Textbooks Might Be Why

Posted 09.28.2011 | Education

Revised editions of two history textbooks in Virginia that were found to be erroneous last fall will be taken to universities across Virginia for publ...

9/11: How A Memory Is Becoming A Class Lesson

Posted 09.13.2011 | Education

What is a memory of a shocking and tragic day for many is now a history lesson for students. The New Jersey Department of Education released today ...