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Monday, September 10, 2012

Bubble, Stanford History Education Group, History Assessments of Thinking (HATs), these assesmnets use Library of Congress

Beyond the Bubble unlocks the vast digital archive of the Library of Congress to create a new generation of history assessments. Developed by the Stanford History Education Group (, Beyond the Bubble is the cornerstone of SHEG's membership in the Library of Congress's Teaching with Primary Sources Educational Consortium. We "go beyond the bubble" by offering easy-to-use assessments that capture students' knowledge in action – rather than their recall of discrete facts.

Stanford History Education Group (SHEG): A consortium of Stanford faculty, graduate students, post-docs and visiting scholars, SHEG is an award-winning R & D group that provides outreach to educators in California and across the nation. SHEG draws on over twenty years of research-based experience working at the elementary, middle, and high school levels to find the most effective ways to convey knowledge and love of history to students and teachers of all ages.