World History: The Big Eras
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World History - The Big Eras

World History for Us All is a powerful, innovative model curriculum for teaching world history in middle and high schools.

World History for Us All:

History of the World in Seven Minutes

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  • offers a treasury of teaching units, lesson plans, and resources.
  • presents the human past as a single story rather than unconnected stories of many civilizations.
  • helps teachers meet state and national standards.
  • enables teachers to survey world history without excluding major peoples, regions, or time periods.
  • helps students understand the past by connecting specific subject matter to larger historical patterns.
  • draws on up-to-date historical research.
  • may be readily adapted to a variety of world history programs.

World History for Us All is a national collaboration of K-12 teachers, collegiate instructors, and educational technology specialists. It is a project of the National Center for History in the Schools, a division of the Public History Iniative, Department of History, UCLA. World History for Us All is a continuing project. Elements under development will appear on the site as they become available.