Congratulations to Abby Reisman! Her article, "The Document Based Lesson," was awarded the William and Edwyna Gilbert Award by the American Historical Association for the "best article on teaching history."  The article reports results from Reisman's study of the effects of the Reading Like a Historian curriculum on student learning at five San Francisco High Schools. Students who used the Reading Like a Historian curriculum showed significant gains in historical thinking, factual knowledge, general reasoning, and reading comprehension.

Link: Stanford History Education Group Wins Two Top Awards