historical thinking skills a workbook for world history

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Historical Thinking Skills

Author : John P. Irish
ISBN : 0393602478
Genre : History
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John Irish and Barbara Ozuna, both experienced history teachers, have teamed up to develop this workbook to focus on the historical thinking skills that high school students in the AP* World History course must master in order to perform well on the exam.

Historical Thinking Skills

Author : John P. Irish
ISBN : 039360246X
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John Irish and Edward Carson, both experienced history teachers, have teamed up to develop this workbook to focus on the historical thinking skills that high school students in the AP(r) European course must master in order to perform well on the exam.

Historical Thinking Skills

Author : John P. Irish
ISBN : 0393264955
Genre : History
File Size : 81. 38 MB
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John Irish, an experienced U.S. History teacher, has developed this workbook to focus on the historical thinking skills that high school students in the AP* U.S. History course must master in order to perform well on the exam.

World History In Documents

Author : Peter N. Stearns
ISBN : 9780814740484
Genre : History
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While world history materials date back to prehistoric times, the field itself is relatively young. Indeed, when the first edition of Peter Stearns’s best-selling World History in Documents was published in 1998, world history was poised for explosive growth, with the College Board approving the AP world history curriculum in 2000, and the exam shortly thereafter. At the university level, survey world history courses are increasingly required for history majors, and graduate programs in world history are multiplying in the U.S. and overseas. World events have changed as rapidly as the field of world history itself, making the long-awaited second edition of World History in Documents especially timely. In addition to including a new preface, focusing on current trends in the field, Stearns has updated forty percent of the textbook, paying particular attention to global processes throughout history. The book also covers key events that have altered world history since the publication of the first edition, including terrorism, global consumerism, and environmental issues.

Critical Thinking Using Primary Sources In World History

Author : Wendy S. Wilson
ISBN : 0825150094
Genre : History
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Develops critical-thinking and writing skills. Prepares students for document-based assessment. Includes options for mock trials and debates.

Thinking Like A Historian

Author : Nikki Mandell
ISBN : 9780870204388
Genre : Education
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Thinking Like a Historian will help you bring history to your classroom and reenergize your teaching of this crucial discipline in new ways. A group of experienced Wisconsin historians and educators, representing elementary through university levels, developed and piloted this framework. The Thinking Like a Historian charts which are the centerpiece of Thinking Like a Historian were created by condensing into simplified and easily remembered language the combined expertise of the historical profession as expressed in the published standards of the American Historical Association, the Organization of American Historians, the National Council for History Education, the National History Standards and state standards for Wisconsin and California. Thinking Like a Historian is the fruit of our thinking and practice grounded in the highest standards of the discipline--designed to stimulate your own thinking, planning, and teaching. Adapt or draw inspriration from the examples for engaging and effective lessons and classroom activities. Return again and again to the common language of Thinking Like a Historian as a foundation that can connect and develop students' curiosity about and understand of history throughout their school years. As history educators we wholeheartedly embrace the responsibility and opportunity to guide the next generation to think more deeply about the past--to think like historians.

Historical Thinking And Other Unnatural Acts

Author : Sam Wineburg
ISBN : 1439903018
Genre : History
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Since ancient times, the pundits have lamented young people's lack of historical knowledge and warned that ignorance of the past surely condemns humanity to repeating its mistakes. In the contemporary United States, this dire outlook drives a contentious debate about what key events, nations, and people are essential for history students. Sam Wineburg says that we are asking the wrong questions. This book demolishes the conventional notion that there is one true history and one best way to teach it. Although most of us think of history -- and learn it -- as a conglomeration of facts, dates, and key figures, for professional historians it is a way of knowing, a method for developing and understanding about the relationships of peoples and events in the past. A cognitive psychologist, Wineburg has been engaged in studying what is intrinsic to historical thinking, how it might be taught, and why most students still adhere to the one damned thing after another concept of history. Whether he is comparing how students and historians interpret documentary evidence or analyzing children's drawings, Wineburg's essays offer rough maps of how ordinary people think about the past and use it to understand the present. Arguing that we all absorb lessons about history in many settings -- in kitchen table conversations, at the movies, or on the world-wide web, for instance -- these essays acknowledge the role of collective memory in filtering what we learn in school and shaping our historical thinking.

A Primer For Teaching World History

Author : Antoinette Burton
ISBN : 9780822351887
Genre : Education
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This book offers principles to consider when creating a world history syllabus; it prompts a teacher, rather than aiming for full world coverage, to pick an interpretive focus and thread it through the course. It will be used by university faculty, graduate students, and high school teachers who are teaching world history for the first time or want to rethink their approach to teaching the subject.

Teaching World History As Mystery

Author : Jack Zevin
ISBN : 9781135147471
Genre : Education
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Offering a philosophy, methodology, and examples for history instruction that are active, imaginative, and provocative, this text presents a fully developed pedagogy based on problem-solving methods that promote reasoning and judgment and restore a sense of imagination and participation to classroom learning. It is designed to draw readers into the detective process that characterizes the work of professional historians and social scientists ─ sharing raw data, defining terms, building interpretations, and testing competing theories. An inquiry framework drives both the pedagogy and the choice of historical materials, with selections favoring the unsolved, controversial, and fragmented rather than the neatly wrapped up analysis of past events. Teaching World History as Mystery: Provides a balanced combination of interestingly arranged historical content, and clearly explained instructional strategies Features case studies of commonly and not so commonly taught topics within a typical world/global history curriculum using combinations of primary and secondary documents Discusses ways of dealing with ethical and moral issues in world history classrooms, drawing students into persisting questions of historical truth, bias, and judgment

Teaching U S History Beyond The Textbook

Author : Yohuru R. Williams
ISBN : 1412966213
Genre : Education
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Aligned with national standards, these strategies and sample lessons turn learners into history detectives as they solve historical mysteries, prepare arguments for famous cases, and more.

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