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DBQ Shout Out – Jake Wager, Des Moines PS

Why Jake loves DBQ… I have been using The DBQ Project in my middle school classroom for over six years. My students at McCombs are incredible, and each year I get better at teaching DBQ….

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DBQ Project Shout Out

Listen to Shaquila talk about her experiences teaching DBQs! Then, check out our blog to learn more about what is happening across the country with DBQs.  

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Even in High School, They Grow with DBQ

By Tom O’Hara, teacher, West High School, Tracy USD I teach US History to 11th graders, and I’ve been teaching for 28 years in a school which has a large percentage of students who live in…

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More DBQs Have Improved Our Scores

Social Studies and World Languages Support Specialist Higley Unified School District, Arizona In Higley Unified School Distirct, we administer a pretest in the first week of school for (9-12). It is a reading test, but…

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Getting the Argument in Writing

Monet Webster, 6th grade teacher, Belleville, IL   Yesterday I came back to my class and implemented the Guided Essay on the Free Blacks in the North DBQ. It went PHENOMENALLY!!! The students were so…

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Testing My Thesis

By Jackie Migliori of The DBQ Project On any given evening during my undergraduate studies at the University of Florida, I would receive an invitation to spend the evening at that campus’s favorite hang-out, the…

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Message from The DBQ Project Co-Founders

Why The DBQ Project? Why Now? As state and national assessments move towards evidence-based responses, teachers need appropriate models of curriculum and instruction now. We believe it is unfair to raise the bar on teachers…

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Teacher Spotlight: Cory Hentzen

We had the pleasure of speaking with Cory Hentzen about her advice teaching DBQ. Cory teaches at Andre Agassi College Prep in Las Vegas, Nevada. Describe your experiences teaching with DBQ. Student engagement is definitely…

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