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Online Clearinghouse Offers Help for K-12 History Teachers

By Kathleen Kennedy Manzo — May 20, 2008 1 min read
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A new, online clearinghouse for history education has been established to provide curriculum, research, and professional-development resources for K-12 teachers.

The National History Education Clearinghouse, launched this month by the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University and the Stanford University History Education Group, is underwritten by a $7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

The free Web site, www.teachinghistory.org, includes links to journal articles, Web-based documents and other historical collections, and examples of best teaching practices.

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A version of this article appeared in the May 21, 2008 edition of Education Week

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