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Palladino, John – OAH Magazine of History, 1993
Argues that history teachers do not give enough attention to preparing students for major tests. Maintains that the responsibility for test preparation should be divided between the students and teacher. Provides a set of six procedures designed to help students review course content and prepare for examinations. (CFR)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Carlisle, Marcia – OAH Magazine of History, 1995
Maintains that to encourage student discussion about history, students must have something to say and be willing to say it, and the teacher must be able to guide a discussion. Describes a secondary-level course in which student discuss assigned readings on an electronic mail bulletin board. (CFR)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Computer Uses in Education, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Electronic Mail
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Strikland, Stephen P. – OAH Magazine of History, 1994
Asserts that efforts are underway by the U.S. National Park Service to establish a new category of historic sites and landmarks: those that honor peacemakers and peacebuilders in U.S. history. Describes several historic sites that are being considered for this designation and reviews their significance in history. (CFR)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Diplomatic History, Educational Resources, Educational Strategies
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Carey, Helen H.; Greenberg, Judith E. – OAH Magazine of History, 1989
Describes the JASON project, a joint project of the National Council for Social Studies and the National Science Teachers Association. Provides a sample lesson on the Punic Wars in which students study the relationship between shipbuilding and Rome's ascendancy to power. Explores the links among technology, science, and social studies. (RW)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, History
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Cunningham, Susan J. – OAH Magazine of History, 1994
Contends that the end of the Cold War requires teachers to change their teaching methods and content. Presents six lessons, most with three individual student activities, that trace the Cold War from the pre-World War I era through the end of the Vietnam War. (CFR)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Communism, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education