NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Publication Date
In 20170
Since 20160
Since 2013 (last 5 years)0
Since 2008 (last 10 years)9
Since 1998 (last 20 years)15
Laws, Policies, & Programs
United States Constitution4
Assessments and Surveys
Showing 1 to 15 of 58 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Keirn, Tim; Luhr, Eileen; Escobar, Miguel; Choudhary, Manoj – History Teacher, 2012
Given California's role in the Pacific economy, its historic Asian heritage, and the strong and growing presence of Asian communities and businesses in the state, it is imperative that students statewide understand the history of Asia. Unfortunately, the California state curricular framework and standards in history and social science limit the…
Descriptors: State Standards, Social Sciences, Foreign Countries, Beginning Teachers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Clyde, Jerremie; Wilkinson, Glenn R. – History Teacher, 2012
The gamic mode is an innovative way of authoring scholarly history that goes beyond the printed text or digital simulations by using digital game technologies to allow the reader to interact with a scholarly argument through meaningful choice and trial and error. The gamic mode makes the way in which the past is constructed as history explicit by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, History, Scholarship, Epistemology
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Blaik-Hourani, Rida – History Teacher, 2011
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is developing its Social Studies curriculum and pedagogy for public schools. Practically speaking, teaching Social Studies in the UAE is still based on the traditional way of teaching; route memorization is the means of acquiring knowledge. In order to enhance Social Studies constructivist teaching-learning, there is…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Social Studies, Educational Change, Public Schools
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Levin, Kevin M. – History Teacher, 2010
When it aired in 1989, Ken Burns's epic documentary about America's Civil War garnered the largest audience in PBS history. Viewers who had little interest or knowledge of the Civil War were attracted to the powerful images and sounds as well as the narration by David McCullough and commentary by Shelby Foote--the combination of which served to…
Descriptors: United States History, Historical Interpretation, War, Audiences
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Cleary, Patricia; Neumann, David – History Teacher, 2009
In recent years, the use of primary sources in the history and social studies classroom has been increasingly promoted as a necessary and welcome practice, one designed to improve the quality of history education and to encourage student interest and engagement. Although some K-12 educators have been wary of adopting the use of primary sources,…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Student Interests, Primary Sources, Historians
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Rogers, William B.; Martyn, Terese – History Teacher, 2008
The number of books published on the American Civil War has been remarkable. According to the 2002 edition of "The Civil War Desk Reference" by the Library of Congress," at least 50,000 books and pamphlets on the Civil War have been published since the 1860's." Consequently, history instructors have to confront the difficult task of selecting a…
Descriptors: Textbooks, War, Classification, Journal Articles
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Talamante, Laura Emerson – History Teacher, 2008
Preparing to teach a course outside one's field of specialty or even continental comfort zone provides a unique if somewhat daunting opportunity. With Western Civilization classes as the author's teaching experience for entry-level college courses, she approached teaching "The United States Since Reconstruction" with some trepidation. However,…
Descriptors: United States History, World History, Global Approach, History Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Dennehy, Kristine – History Teacher, 2008
According to the California Department of Education's Curriculum Framework, the secondary curriculum for grades nine through twelve is geared toward students who are beginning "to develop [an] abstract understanding of historical causality--the often complex patterns of relationships between historical events, their multiple antecedents, and…
Descriptors: World History, Social Systems, Policy Analysis, Course Content
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Taylor, Julie Anne – History Teacher, 2008
Established in 1880, the University Musical Society (U.M.S.) in Ann Arbor, Michigan is one of the most innovative venues for music and the performing arts in the United States. Each season, it offers performances by renowned American and international artists. Through the society's youth education program, performers entertain and educate…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Lesson Plans, Instructional Materials, Preservice Teachers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Roff, Sandra – History Teacher, 2007
Treasures await students and researchers on the shelves of libraries and archives across the country, but unfortunately they often remain unknown to the "modern" researcher who limits his/her research to using the Internet. The process of physically going to the library stacks and browsing the shelves in a subject area is on the decline…
Descriptors: Library Research, Research Methodology, Special Libraries, Research Skills
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Coohill, Joseph – History Teacher, 2006
No sensible historian would argue that using images in history lectures is a pedagogical waste of time. All people seem to accept the idea that visual elements (paintings, photographs, films, maps, charts, etc.) enhance the retention of historical information and add greatly to student enjoyment of the subject. However, there seems to be very…
Descriptors: Lecture Method, History Instruction, Imagery, Pictorial Stimuli
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Eamon, Michael – History Teacher, 2006
The pedagogic value of using archival holdings for the teaching of history has long been appreciated. Using primary sources in the teaching of history transcends the rote learning of facts and figures. It encourages critical thinking skills, introducing students to issues of context, selection and bias, to the nature of collective memory and to…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Learning Activities, Historians
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Manning, Patrick – History Teacher, 1999
Describes the development of a new pedagogy for world history. Focuses on the historical analysis designed for the multimedia instructional program "Migration in Modern World History." Considers the risks and benefits of formalizing historical analysis. (CMK)
Descriptors: Higher Education, Historical Interpretation, History Instruction, Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Ennis, Rosemary – History Teacher, 1999
Discusses resources that can be used in an Advanced Placement (AP) U.S. history course, including a series of textbooks, supplemental readings, projects, Document-Based Questions and essays from earlier AP examinations, Internet and multimedia resources, and students and their families. (CMK)
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Course Content, Genealogy, History Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Frankel, Noralee; Shapiro, Linn – History Teacher, 1999
Focuses on the project "Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age: Reconceptualizing the Introductory Survey Course" that facilitates collaboration among faculty from two- and four-year colleges in Wisconsin, North Carolina, and Southern California in creating and disseminating active learning materials for use in World and U.S. history…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Community Colleges, Higher Education, Instructional Materials
Previous Page | Next Page ยป
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4