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McCall, Jeremiah – History Teacher, 2012
Simulation games can play a critical role in enabling students to navigate the problem spaces of the past while simultaneously critiquing the models designers offer to represent those problem spaces. There is much to be gained through their use. This includes rich opportunities for students to engage the past as independent historians; to consider…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Simulation, Educational Games, Models
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Jones, Kathryn; Daisey, Peggy – History Teacher, 2011
This article presents a story about eighty-six ninth-grade World History and Geography students who authored a "how-to" book, while pretending that they were experts who lived in the past and had to explain how to do something relating to that time period. These students attended a large high school in the Midwest; the school's…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Geography Instruction, World History, Content Area Writing
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Kohlmeier, Jada – History Teacher, 2005
The views of the author's students about history caused her to reflect on her teaching, specifically, what she was lacking in her attempts to teach civic competence through history. This process led her to research historical thinking and design a study in which she exposed her students to the rigors of history. Grant's (2001) study of 9th grade…
Descriptors: Grade 9, Historians, World History, History Instruction
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Kobrin, David – History Teacher, 2001
When there is a limit on the amount of information available in a classroom, the students need to depend on the teacher as the master of information. Conversely, when accurate information is widely available, conveniently organized, and easily accessed, then the nature of the learning that takes place can resemble more what the AHA now advocates:…
Descriptors: United States History, Grade 9, History Instruction, Access to Information