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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.

Dialogue With The Past

Author : Glenn Whitman
ISBN : 9780759115347
Genre : Education
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Oral history is a marvelous force for empowering young people with a love of history. Peppered with useful tips, examples from students and teachers, and reproducible forms, along with an comprehensive bibliography, this book will be a vital and inspirational tool for anyone working with secondary students to plan and carryout oral history projects.

Teaching Information Literacy Skills To Social Sciences Students And Practitioners

Author : Douglas Cook
ISBN : 9780838983898
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Teaching Information Literacy to Social Sciences Students & Practitioners is a second discipline-based casebook from ACRL. This volume is based on the ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards and presents cases on learning situations and how they can be analyzed and addressed. Also included are descriptions of instruction sessions for each case, notes, and teaching resources. Each case explicitly reflects one or more of the ACRL Information Literacy Standards.This practical collection of cases and applications brings a new set of resources to librarians doing instruction in the social sciences. Contributors cover such topics as data literacy, visual literacy, and developmental research skills training. Information on teaching undergraduate, graduate, and international students, and how to incorporate information literacy into various social science curricula are also presented.

Doing History

Author : Sarah Willner
ISBN : 3830932693
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Ob auf archäologischen Themenwanderungen, Mittelalter-Spektakeln, auf Festumzügen und im Karneval, in diversen TV-Formaten und in rekonstruierten Settings, die historische Bedingungen herstellen und erfahrbar machen sollen – überall hier werden emotionale Verbindungen zwischen Vergangenheit und Gegenwart geschaffen und letztlich ‚Geschichte gemacht‘. Gemeinsam ist diesen körperlichen Praktiken, dass es sich um Vergegenwärtigungen handelt, die nicht in der Vermittlung von Geschichte aufgehen und auch als ‚Living History‘ nur noch bedingt zu fassen sind. 0Diese körperlichen Geschichtspraktiken haben zwar eine lange Tradition, aber seit den 1980er Jahren nahm ihre Bedeutung stark zu. Erforscht sind sie noch kaum. Dieser Sammelband nimmt sich dieses Desiderates an. Er ist fach- und epochenübergreifend angelegt und verfolgt einen Praxisfokus. Das Konzept des ‚doing history‘ bildet dabei den begrifflichen Rahmen für die Beiträge. Im Sinne von Performanzforschungen steht die Herstellung von Bedeutung im Vollzug von Handlungen im Vordergrund, bei der alle Anwesenden, aber auch Dinge und Atmosphären, mitwirken.

U S History Quick Starts Workbook

Author : Linda Armstrong
ISBN : 9781483855097
Genre : Education
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The U.S. History Quick Starts workbook features warm-up activities that are grouped into the following units: The Land and First People; Explorers and Colonizers; Revolutionaries and Pioneers; Slavery, Freedom, and Technology; and The United States as a World Power. Some activities encourage creative thinking with open-ended projects like faux pioneer diary entries and short speeches supporting or opposing controversial issues. Other activities require memory and critical-thinking skills, such as cause and effect, compare and contrast, or sequencing. Each page features two to four quick starts that can be cut apart and used separately. The entire page may also be used as a whole-class or individual assignment. The Quick Starts Series provides students in grades 4 through 8+ with quick review activities in science, math, language arts, and social studies. The activities provide students with a quick start for the day’s lesson and help students build and maintain a powerful domain-specific vocabulary. Each book is correlated to current state, national, and provincial standards. Mark Twain Media Publishing Company specializes in providing engaging supplemental books and decorative resources to complement middle- and upper-grade classrooms. Designed by leading educators, the product line covers a range of subjects including mathematics, sciences, language arts, social studies, history, government, fine arts, and character.

The World S History

Author : Howard Spodek
ISBN : UCSC:32106017217719
Genre : History
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A true exploration of world history, this text presents world history through an analysis of eight chronological turning points seen through the prisms of eight different themes — origins, cities, empires, religion, trade, migrations, revolutions, and technology. Focusing throughout on three major questions — What do we know? How do we know it? What difference does it make? — it helps readers make sense of the immensity of human historical experience — the most significant activities, accomplishments and failures — throughout the world, from earliest times to the present. Volumes I and II cover the following turning points—human origins and human cultures: 5 million B.C.E. - 10,000 B.C.E, The first cities 10,000 B.C.E. - 1000 C.E, Empire and Imperialism: 2300 B.C.E. - 1100 C.E, the rise of world religions: 600 B.C.E. - 1500 C.E, world trade: 1100 - 1776 C.E, migration 1500-1750, social change: 1688-1914 and exploding technologies: 1914-1900s. For individuals interested in a comprehensive, yet manageable presentation of world history.

The World S History Since 1100

Author : Howard Spodek
ISBN : 0130282553
Genre : History
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A true exploration of world history, Volume II presents the latter phases of world history through an analysis of three chronological turning points seen through the prisms of eight different themes —origens, cities, empires, religion, trade, migrations, revolutions and technology. Focusing throughout on three major questions — What do we know? How do we know it? What difference does it make? — it helps readers make sense of the immensity of human historical experience. Volume II covers history from migration: 1500-1750, demographic changes, social change: 1688-1914, and exploding technologies:1914-1900s. For individuals interested in a comprehensive, yet manageable presentation of world history.

School History Textbooks Across Cultures

Author : Jason Nicholls
ISBN : 9781873927502
Genre : Education
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What do school history textbooks mean in the contemporary world? What issues and debates surround their history and production, their distribution and use across cultures? This volume brings together articles by authors from the United States, Italy, Japan, Germany, France, Russia and England, each piece drawing attention to a series of fascinating yet highly specific national debates. In this collection, perspectives on the place and purpose of school history textbooks are shown to differ across space and time. For the student or scholar of comparative education this compilation raises important methodological questions concerning the grounds and parameters upon which it is possible to make comparisons.

Curriculum Review

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ISBN : UOM:39015042846009
Genre : Books
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The Methods And Skills Of History

Author : Conal Furay
ISBN : 0882959824
Genre : Education
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Like its best-selling predecessor, the second edition of this book combines theory with 'hands on' practice, providing engaging exercises that make history more accessible to majors and non-majors alike, helping students learn to think historically while at the same time strengthening their critical-thinking and communication skills. This dynamic workbook has been thoughtfully redesigned from a discussion of the nature of history to confronting historical accounts to actually 'doing' history. A final section discusses historiography and history's relationship to other academic disciplines. With more systematic attention to writing skills throughout, this new edition also offers a series of 'Writing Capsules' focused on techniques of organisation and forming coherent paragraphs.

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