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
What Happened to Elementary Social Studies? ...And How Can We Get It Back?
Massachusetts Social Studies Standards (Parts 1 and 2)
The Tale of Two Education Reports
Teaching History and Civics
Teaching Race and the Last 20 Years / Trayvon Martin / Black Lives Matter Movement
Teaching Race and the “Good War”: The Role of Racism in World War II
100th Anniversary of the Ludlow Massacre: Teaching Workers' Rights
10 Worst Supreme Court Decisionshttp://christophermartell.blogspot.com/2013/10/10-worst-supreme-court-decisions.html
Teaching the Boston Tea Party
Resources for the History of Thanksgivinghttp://christophermartell.blogspot.com/2013/11/resources-for-history-of-thanksgiving.html
Teaching Tiananmen Square
Education in Boston and Massachusetts
The Tale of Two Schools and the Failure of Education Reformhttp://christophermartell.blogspot.com/2013/05/the-tale-of-two-schools-and-failure-of.html
"Education Improvement" Not "Education Reform"
The Future of BPS and the Search for a New Superintendent
Boston's Education Mayor: None of the Above