ERIC Number: ED370852
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Building a History Curriculum: A Five Year Retrospective. Proceedings of the Conference of the National Council for History Education (Miami, FL, June 11-14, 1993).
National Council for History Education, Inc., Westlake, OH.
This document consists of the proceedings of a conference that reflected the vision of history held by the Bradley Commission. The theme of the conference was the nature of the history curriculum. The presenters at the conference focused on the impact that the report of the Bradley Commission has had during the previous five years. The document includes a program for the conference, the text of some presentations, and handouts to accompany other presentations that are part of a video. Presentations include: (1) "The National Education Standards Movement" (Diane Ravitch); (2) "Why History?" (Kenneth T. Jackson); (3) "How We've Used 'Building a History Curriculum' to Revise Curriculum" (Paul Filio; John Arevalo); (4) "Developing Funding to Translate 'History's Habits of Mind' to the Classroom" (Marion C. Carter); (5) "Research on Children's Learning of History: Issues and Implications" (Beverly J. Armento); (6) "The Importance of Imagination in History Education" (David McCullough); (7) "Their Future Did Not Work--Will Ours? Thoughts on American Political History in the Wake of the Cold War" (N. B. Martin); (8) "A History of A History of US": Introduction of the Author by a Publisher" (Byron Hollinshead) and "The Author Reads and Discusses Her Work" (Joy Hakim); (9) "The Preparation of National Standards in World History" (Theodore K. Rabb); (10) handouts on the open meeting of the Bradley Commission on History in Schools that accompany the video of Theodore Rabb's remarks; and (11) "Historic Alliance: How We Made a $250,000 History Video for Less than $2,000" (George McDaniel). The document ends with a roster of the participants. (DK)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Archaeology, Curriculum Development, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Grants, Historiography, History Instruction, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Materials, Oral History, Program Proposals, Teaching Methods, World History
National Council for History Education, Inc., 26915 Westwood Rd., Suite B-2, Westlake, OH 44145.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, Milwaukee, WI.
Authoring Institution: National Council for History Education, Inc., Westlake, OH.
Identifiers: Bradley Commission on History in Schools