"Students have to put the evidence together for themselves and come up with an interpretation that makes sense to them rather than repeating somebody else's story." Watch Sam Wineburg on ABC News.
Wondering how to introduce students to historical thinking? Check out our introductory Reading Like a Historian lessons.
Remind students what questions to ask when reading historical documents with our classroom posters, available in English and Spanish.
Announcing SHEG’s summer professional development institutes
A new article in Forbes highlights the research conducted by the Stanford History Education Group on how people struggle to sort fact from fiction on the internet.
SHEG receives UNESCO award for Civic Online Reasoning curriculum
Teach students to evaluate historical significance with our Olympics Protest and parallel History Assessments of Thinking (HATs).
Read for some ideas on how you can use our Beyond the Bubble assessments to help students learn the historical thinking skills of sourcing and contextualization.
Peruse a list of our history lessons and assessments that ask students to evaluate pieces of visual art.
Join SHEG for a three-day institute in August: Inquiry-Based Social Studies Instruction Online.
Explore a list of lessons and assessments with a focus on African American activism.
Teaching history at home? You can use our Reading Like a Historian lessons to help students learn to critically evaluate historical images.
Tips for how to teach our Opening Up the Textbook (OUT) lessons to distance learners.
Check out our intro materials to help you get started with the Reading Like a Historian curriculum.
Get an idea for how you can use our free history assessments to teach students various historical thinking skills!