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Resources from Rhode Island College History and Social Studies educators for the classroom http://geographyeducation.org
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9 Ways to Assess without Standardized Tests

9 Ways to Assess without Standardized Tests | History and Social Studies Education | Scoop.it

"School life, needs to take a look at real life measurement tools and consider making the school world, look more like the real world with meaningful and authentic assessment. In short, we should measure individuals by how well they do stuff rather than how well they do the meaningless work of memorize, regurgitate, and fill in bubbles on demand." 

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AP: U.S. History

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The homepage for the AP US History exam is a great archive for DBQs (Document-Based Questions).  "The AP U.S. History Exam tests knowledge of U.S. History from the first European explorations of the Americas up through modern times. The bulk of the questions focuses on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Exam topics include political institutions and behavior, public policy, social and economic change, diplomacy and international relations, and cultural and intellectual developments."

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I'm a geography professor at Rhode Island College. I tweet @ProfessorDixon I welcome suggestions & appreciate meaningful collaboration. http://geographyeducation.org