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Lisa Ammons

I appreciate that authentic literacy is woven throughout the entire instructional process when using DBQs. DBQs provide teachers with a wealth of primary and secondary sources, which is what Common Core Literacy Standards require teachers…

Mark Quinlivan

The DBQ Project engages and challenges students of all ability levels. We have been able to successfully use these materials with students in grades as low as fourth. As a Curriculum Coordinator I have seen…

Scotland Nash

The DBQ project is clearly aligned with best practice. The materials support teachers in implementing the Common Core as well as engage students in interesting social studies content. The trainings provide teachers with strategies that…

David Hazlett

The DBQ Project is one of the best professional development presentations in the country.  DBQs are an excellent way to incorporate historical thinking with reading and writing, at all levels.  Our teachers from elementary to…

Kim Weston

Our teachers love The DBQ Project!  They leave the workshop energized and well-equipped to incorporate primary sources in their lesson plan immediately.  The DBQ Project is an excellent workshop for World and U.S. History teachers…

Connie DeCapite

The DBQ training and materials are the best professional development for helping history teachers teach students to read, write, and think critically about historical questions.  Our TAH teachers are “on fire” and now they have…

Millicent Reynolds

What I like about the DBQ project is that it takes this process of historical inquiry and analysis and breaks it down into six manageable steps that you can walk your students through. I have…

Stacy Moore

Before now, the benefits of the Document Based Questions have been almost exclusively limited to the AP classroom.  But, with The DBQ Project materials and training, all of our students are starting to benefit.  Plus,…