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Introduction - K-12 Broad Goals - Vital Themes for the Study of History - References - Matrix

American Association for the Advancement of Science. Benchmarks for Science Literacy. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.

Bradley Commission on History in Schools. Building a History Curriculum: Guidelines for Teaching History in Schools. Washington, DC: Educational Excellence Network, 1988.

California History-Social Science Curriculum Framework and Criteria Committee. History-Social Science Framework for California Public Schools: Kindergarten through Grade Twelve. Sacramento: California State Department of Education, 1988.

Center for Civic Education. National Standards for Civics and Government. Calabasas, CA: CCE, 1994.

Colorado Model History Standards Task Force. Colorado Model Content Standards for History: Final Discussion Draft for Public Comment. [Denver: Colorado Department of Education, 1994.]

Delaware Social Studies Curriculum Framework Commission. Social Studies Content Standards: Draft Copy for Review. Dover, DE: Department of Public Instruction, 1995.

Geographic Education Standards Project on behalf of the American Geographical Society, the Association of American Geographers, the National Council for Geographic Education, and the National Geographic Society. Geography for Life: National Geography Standards, 1994.

Washington, DC: National Geographic Research and Exploration, 1994.

National Assessment Governing Board. Geography Framework for the 1994 National Assessment of Educational Progress. Washington, DC: NAGB, 1994.

National Center for History in the Schools. Lessons from History: Essential Understandings and Historical Perspectives Students Should Acquire. Los Angeles: NCHS, 1992.

National Council for Geographic Education. K-6 Geography: Themes, Key Ideas, and Learning Opportunities. Indiana, PA: NCGE, 1987.

National Council for Geographic Education. 7-12 Geography: Themes, Key Ideas, and Learning Opportunities Indiana, PA: NCGE, 1989.

National Council for the Social Studies. Expectations of Excellence: Curriculum Standards for Social Studies. Washington, DC: NCSS, 1994.

New Hampshire Council for the Social Studies. Social Studies in the Nineties: An NHCSS Statement. Concord: NHCSS, 1990.

New Hampshire State Board and Department of Education. Minimum Standards for Public School Approval. Concord: NHSBE and DOE, 1993.

Parker, Walter C. Renewing the Social Studies Curriculum. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1991.

Quigley, Charles N. and Bahmueller, Charles F., editors. Civitas: A Framework for Civic Education Calabasas, CA: Center for Civic Education, 1991.

Reed, Elaine Wrisley.Helping Your Child Learn History. Washington, DC: US Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, 1993.

Saunders, Phillip and Gilliard, June, editors. VA Framework for Teaching Basic Economic Concepts: With Scope and Sequence Guidelines K-12. New York: National Council on Economic Education, 1995.

United States Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement. Helping Your Child Learn Geography. Washington, DC: USDOE, 1990.

United States Department of Labor. What Work Requires of Schools: The Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS Report). Washington, DC.: USDOL, 1991.

Virginia Standards of Learning Revision Project. Standards of Learning for English/Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. Richmond, VA: Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Education, 1995.

White, Sheida. Overview of NAEP Assessment Frameworks. Washington, DC: National Center for Educational Statistics, US Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, 1994.

Contributors to this Framework

Kathy Begor, Bristol Elementary School

Ronald K. Brown, Concord High School

Marie Devlin, Southern Tier Tech Prep Consortium, Nashua

William B. Ewert, State Department of Education, Concord

Rep. Suzan L. Franks, House Education Committee, Nashua

Pat Genestreti, Portsmouth

Carter B. Hart, State Department of Education, Concord

Tracy S. Hatch, State Board Committee on Assessment, Nashua

Thomas Havill, NH Geographic Alliance, Keene State College

William Kellogg, St. Paul's School, Concord

Ovide M. Lamontagne, State Board Committee on Assessment, Manchester

Pamela S. Lindberg, State Board Committee on Assessment, Concord

Judith Moyer, Durham

Sr. Jeannette Plante, Notre Dame College, Manchester

Rep. William A. Riley, House Education Committee, Marlborough

Marcia Spencer, Stevens High School, Claremont

William Taylor, (deceased), Plymouth State College

Mark Vallone, NH Council for the Social Studies, McKelvie Middle School, Bedford

Susan B. Winkler, Wolfeboro



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