Saturday, July 9, 2016

On Hiatus... See You in the Fall


Due to several new projects (and now summer), I have been on a blogging hiatus since January. I expect to return in the fall, so check back then...

For now, enjoy some of my old posts (consider this a "greatest hits" compilation):

Social Studies Education

The Case for Elementary Social Studies Specialists
http://christophermartell.blogspot.com/2015/02/the-case-for-elementary-social-studies.html

What Happened to Elementary Social Studies? ...And How Can We Get It Back?
http://christophermartell.blogspot.com/2014/01/what-happened-to-elementary-social.html

Massachusetts Social Studies Standards (Parts 1 and 2)
http://christophermartell.blogspot.com/2013/05/continuously-uncertain-reform-effort.html
http://christophermartell.blogspot.com/2014/04/new-massachusetts-social-studies.html

The Tale of Two Education Reports
http://christophermartell.blogspot.com/2013/06/the-tale-of-two-education-reports.html


Teaching History and Civics

Teaching Race and the Last 20 Years / Trayvon Martin / Black Lives Matter Movement
http://christophermartell.blogspot.com/2013/06/teaching-race-and-last-20-years-of-us.html
http://christophermartell.blogspot.com/2013/07/teaching-trayvon-martin.html
http://christophermartell.blogspot.com/2014/12/teaching-black-lives-matter-movement.html 

Teaching Race and the “Good War”: The Role of Racism in World War II 
http://christophermartell.blogspot.com/2015/06/race-and-good-war-role-of-racism-in.html 

100th Anniversary of the Ludlow Massacre: Teaching Workers' Rights
http://christophermartell.blogspot.com/2014/04/100th-anniversary-of-ludlow-massacre.html 

10 Worst Supreme Court Decisions
http://christophermartell.blogspot.com/2013/10/10-worst-supreme-court-decisions.html

Teaching the Boston Tea Party
http://christophermartell.blogspot.com/2013/12/teaching-boston-tea-party.html 

Resources for the History of Thanksgiving
http://christophermartell.blogspot.com/2013/11/resources-for-history-of-thanksgiving.html

Teaching Tiananmen Square
http://christophermartell.blogspot.com/2014/06/teaching-tiananmen-square.html 


Education in Boston and Massachusetts

The Tale of Two Schools and the Failure of Education Reform
http://christophermartell.blogspot.com/2013/05/the-tale-of-two-schools-and-failure-of.html

"Education Improvement" Not "Education Reform"
http://christophermartell.blogspot.com/2013/09/education-improvement-not-education.html

The Future of BPS and the Search for a New Superintendent
http://christophermartell.blogspot.com/2013/12/the-future-of-bps-and-search-for-new.html

Boston's Education Mayor: None of the Above 
http://christophermartell.blogspot.com/2013/10/bostons-education-mayor-none-of-above.html