ERIC Number: EJ413993
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Cognitive Connections: The Rolling Stone Guide to the Teaching of World History.
Menzel, Richard L.
Social Studies, v81 n2 p70-72 Mar-Apr 1990
Points out the difficulties in helping students understand the importance of history. Presents the educational benefits of using television, cartoons, newspaper comics, pop music, local architecture, and personal archival material in history classes. Suggests classroom activities for incorporating these materials into the curriculum. (RW)
Descriptors: Architecture, Class Activities, Curriculum Development, Educational Benefits, Elementary School Curriculum, Elementary Secondary Education, History Instruction, Local History, Newspapers, Primary Sources, Secondary School Curriculum, Social Studies, Student Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Television, World History
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A