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Drago-Severson, Eleanor – Harvard Education Press, 2012
How can we prepare practicing and aspiring education leaders for the complex, adaptive challenges they face? In "Helping Educators Grow," Eleanor Drago-Severson presents a new approach to leadership development. Too often, she argues, we teach leadership development the same way we teach world history: just the facts. Instead, we need to…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Management Development, Capacity Building, Trust (Psychology)
Ravitch, Diane – Thomas B Fordham Foundation and Institute, 2004
This document reviews a dozen history textbooks. The following American History textbooks are reviewed: (1) Joyce Appleby, Alan Brinkley, and James M. McPherson, The American Journey: Building a Nation (Glencoe, 2003), and Joyce Appleby, Alan Brinkley, Albert S. Broussard, James M. McPherson, and Donald A. Ritchie, The American Republic Since 1877…
Descriptors: Textbooks, High Schools, History Instruction, Evaluation Criteria
Danzer, Gerald A.; And Others – 1987
This curriculum guide, an outgrowth of the World History Project at the University of Illinois at Chicago, focuses on introducing world history concepts to high school students. The basic concepts of people, space, and time are incorporated into five individual lessons that emphasize the themes of: (1) the nature of world history; (2) a world…
Descriptors: Curriculum Guides, Global Approach, High School Students, High Schools
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Jackson, Phoebe A.; Seiler, Gale – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2018
Latecomers to science are students who take non-traditional routes into postsecondary science because they are initially missing prerequisites. Latecomers have a lower rate of persistence than traditional science students. This critical discourse analysis of an online forum thread uses Gee's toolkit to explore how latecomers, who have histories of…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Nontraditional Students, Postsecondary Education, Cultural Influences
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Seiter, David M. – Social Education, 1989
Lists and describes some resources on teaching world history that are available from the Educational Resource Information Center (ERIC). Articles cover periodization, humanistic approaches, hierarchical organization of knowledge, skills in world history, teaching about Japan to students in Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana, global history, and a…
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Foreign Countries, Humanistic Education, Instructional Materials
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Dunn, Ross E. – Social Studies Review, 1990
Critiques the California History Social Science Framework's structuring of world history. Suggests some ideas for developing conceptual and organizational course models that can effectively accommodate the framework's subject matter recommendations while presenting a more holistic view of world history. (DB)
Descriptors: Culture, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
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Burke, Edmund, III – Journal of World History, 1995
Maintains that Marshall Hodgson's work, "Rethinking World History," is an interregional approach to world history. Argues that his chief contributions to historical writing were his consideration of epistemological issues, his revisionist views of the history of Europe, and his vision of world history as the center of a reinvigorated…
Descriptors: Geographic Regions, Geographic Regions, Global Approach, Global Approach
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Geyer, Michael; Bright, Charles – American Historical Review, 1995
Argues that for years the emphasis on historical specialization relegated world history to the academic dustbin. Maintains that the globalization of culture, economics, and societies has created a reimagining of world history. Discusses issues and presents recommendations on research and curriculum development in world history. (CFR)
Descriptors: Cultural Interrelationships, Culture Contact, Curriculum Development, Educational Change
Dixon, Joe C., Ed.; Martin, Neil D., Ed. – 1983
Proceedings of a conference held to discuss the problems of teaching world history are reported. Eight papers are presented. The first four address the issue of world history as an academic discipline. In "The World History Survey Course" William McNeill argues that major curriculum changes take place in this country only when sound pedagogical…
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Problems
Davies, Peter; Davies, Rhys – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
"Enlivening Secondary History" is the ideal handbook for busy history teachers who want to do something different in their classrooms, but have little time to plan and organise their lessons. Featuring tried-and-tested practical ideas complete with relevant exemplars and step-by-step advice, this best-selling book is a compendium of creative…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Secondary Education, Guides, Teaching Methods
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Bushman, James – Social Studies, 1993
Describes the significance of religion in India to illustrate the importance of religious beliefs as major determinants of human behavior throughout world history. Contends that the world history course provides many opportunities to help students learn about religions and religious beliefs. (CFR)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Course Content, Cultural Influences, Educational Strategies
Constitutional Rights Foundation, Los Angeles, CA. – 2003
In its 20th year, History Day in California, a statewide program, is a history-based learning experience for students from grades 4-12. Through participation in History Day, students not only learn about issues, ideas, people, and events in history, but they apply what they have learned through creative and original productions and by developing…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Geography, Intermediate Grades, Primary Sources
Thompson, John M. – Today's Education: Social Studies Edition, 1980
Discusses reasons for declining interest in world history courses and suggests guidelines for reversing the decline. World history must concentrate on main themes and problems, be real to students, and be organized from a global perspective. Students should be encouraged to empathize with the history of their fellow human beings. (Author/KC)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Needs, Global Approach, History Instruction
Fletcher, Jack M.; Lyon, G. Reid; Fuchs, Lynn S.; Barnes, Marcia A. – Guilford Press, 2018
Presenting major advances in understanding learning disabilities (LDs) and describing effective educational practices, this authoritative volume has been significantly revised and expanded with more than 70% new material. Foremost LD experts identify effective principles of assessment and instruction within the framework of multi-tiered systems of…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Intervention, Identification, Evidence Based Practice
Woyach, Robert B. – 1989
Since 1980, an increasing number of state and local education agencies have reintroduced a world history requirement into their secondary curricula. This ERIC Digest examines five key questions related to that trend. Questions raised, together with some salient points made in the discussion of each, are as follows: (1) What is the background to…
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Problems, History Instruction
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