ERIC Number: EJ460314
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Columbus in the Curriculum: Ideas and Resources for Teachers of History in Elementary and Secondary Schools.
Patrick, John J.
International Journal of Social Education, v7 n1 p9-17 Spr 1992
Suggests methods of teaching about the voyages of Columbus to develop students' knowledge and cognitive skills. Presents five keys to accuracy and balance in teaching about Columbus: emphasize biological and cultural exchange; apply the major geographic themes; examine events in their historical context; present multiple viewpoints; and use primary and supplemental sources. Describes recommended materials. (DK)
Descriptors: Elementary School Curriculum, Elementary Secondary Education, Geographic Concepts, Geography Instruction, History Instruction, Instructional Materials, Primary Sources, Resource Materials, Secondary School Curriculum, Skill Development, Supplementary Reading Materials, Teaching Methods, Thinking Skills, World History
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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