ERIC Number: ED401217
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Successful Devices for Teaching U.S. History.
Walch, J. Weston
This book is a coordinated manual of ideas for the U.S. history teacher in grades 6-12. It is a cooperative effort on the part of the many quoted contributors, each doing his or her bit to improve history teaching in the United States. Chapters include: (1) "Desirable Aims in Teaching United States History"; (2) "Classroom-Centered Activities"; (3) "Student-Centered Activities"; (4) "Variety in Class Organization and General Teaching Methods"; (5) "Teaching about Specific Events or Periods in History"; (6) "Teaching about Special Kinds of Historical Problems"; (7) "Practical Teaching of American Principles"; and (8) Concluding Note. (EH)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Elementary Secondary Education, History Instruction, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Social Studies, Student Centered Curriculum, Teaching Methods, United States History, Worksheets
J. Weston Walch, Publisher, P.O. Box 658, Portland, ME 04104-0658 ($15.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A