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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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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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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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Teacher Spotlight: St. Lucie County, Florida

    We recently had the privilege of speaking with this amazing team from Florida: Mandy Rowland, K-12 District Literacy Support Kirstie Lickliter, K-12 District Literacy Support Kate Ems, K-12 District Social Studies Support What is your…

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Why Are Good Questions So Important?

By Beth Montgomery, The DBQ Project Identifying bad questions is often easier than identifying good ones.  “Read Chapter 3, Section 2 and answer the questions that follow” is not an inspiring question. “Explain What Happened…