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A Conversation with Dr. Montra Rogers of Houston ISD

We spoke with Dr. Montra Rogers, Director of Social Studies at Houston ISD, at our national conference this July. Dr. Rogers shared with us the benefits and challenges of implementing a writing-intensive curriculum across the…

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A Conversation with Jeanie Dailey of Horry County Schools

  We spoke with Jeanie Dailey,  Learning Specialist of Social Studies at Horry County Schools, SC, at our national conference in July. She discussed how DBQ and DBQ Online are changing instruction in Horry County….

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Teaching With DBQs Decreases Teachers’ Political Bias

by Beth Montgomery An article in the October 13, 2012 edition of the Economist Magazine addressed bias in textbooks (Economist.com/print).  It Ain’t Necessarily So raised an interesting reason to teach with primary and secondary documents: …

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Content or Skills? That’s Not a Choice!

Teachers ask us all the time, “how can we teach writing and still make sure that students know about Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War?  We have standards to cover!” The extent to which a…

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Using DBQ Online to Make Thinking Visible

The DBQ Online platform includes a feature that allows teachers to view and provide feedback on student work. Teachers can write comments for students on a sticky note like this! How does it really work?…

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The DBQ Project at NCSS 2018!

The DBQ Project recently attended the 98th NCSS Annual Conference. Held in Chicago, more than 4,200 attendees and 190 exhibitors were there from across the country. We enjoy attending NCSS each year and were grateful for…

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