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Dennis, Nick – Teaching History, 2016
Nick Dennis shows how a "multidirectional memory" approach to teaching history can move history teachers beyond seeing black history as separate or distracting from the history that must be taught at examination level. He gives examples of ways in which a diverse history can be built into examination courses, strengthening historical…
Descriptors: Tokenism, History Instruction, Teaching Methods, Multicultural Education
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Haynes, Bruce – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2018
This article is an initial exploration of possibilities opened up by considering trust relations as central to the teaching of history in schools. It is an extension of an investigation into epistemological problems to see whether "trust" is a more fruitful concept to use than "truth" in dealing with those problems and is based…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), History Instruction, Teaching Methods, Epistemology
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Sotiropoulos, Karen – Social Studies, 2017
This article is a reflection on the teaching of black history after the Obama presidency and at the dawn of the Trump era. It is both an analysis of the state of the academic field and a primer on how to integrate the past few decades of scholarship in black history broadly across standard K-12 curriculum. It demonstrates the importance of…
Descriptors: African Americans, African American History, Presidents, Elementary Secondary Education
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Nouri, Noushin; McComas, William F.; Aponte-Martinez, Gerardo J. – Science & Education, 2019
This multiple-case study examined the rationales and instructional strategies for teaching history of science (HOS) of 16 instructors of a history of science course for undergraduate preservice teachers in the USA. Based on instructor syllabi, instructional materials, and instructor interviews, we conducted single-case and cross-case analyses to…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Science History, Teaching Methods, Knowledge Level
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Suay-Matallana, Ignacio; Sanchez, Jose´ Ramon Bertomeu – Journal of Chemical Education, 2017
Recent developments in the field of history of chemistry have introduced new topics, challenges, and connections to a broad range of scientific, political, cultural, economic, and environmental issues. New audiences for the history of chemistry have emerged along with new topics, protagonists, spaces, and historical narratives. This paper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Chemistry, Science Education History, Concept Mapping
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Seferovic, Jelena – Review of Education, Pedagogy & Cultural Studies, 2021
Studies on the history of sexual violence against women are well known (Kalra & Bhugra 2013; O'Toole et al., 2007; Terry & Hoare 2007), but not a lot of attention has been paid to the history of women who were treated in psychiatric hospitals for the consequences of sexual trauma. Most experts considered the history of sexual abuse of…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Violence, Females, Trauma
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Fordham, Michael – Teaching History, 2017
What, exactly, is learned knowledge? And why does it matter in history teaching? Does it matter? Michael Fordham seeks to use the general tenets of cognitive psychology to inform the debate about how history teachers might get the best from their students, in particular in considering the role of memory. Fordham surveys the latest research…
Descriptors: Cognitive Psychology, History Instruction, Reading Lists, Memory
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Townsend, Scott; Lamar, Scott; Walach, Michael; Hodge, Connie – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2020
As science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) educators in a teacher education program, it was discovered that students have commonly limited preconceptions about technology. Based on classroom experiences, when students are challenged to make a quick list regarding their ideas and examples of technology, they usually focus on…
Descriptors: Technology Education, History Instruction, STEM Education, Preservice Teacher Education
Metro, Rosalie – Teachers College Press, 2020
This book offers the tools teachers need to get started with a more thoughtful and compelling approach to teaching history, one that develops literacy and higher-order thinking skills, connects the past to students' lives today, and meets social studies 3C standards and most state standards (grades 6-12). The author provides over 90 primary…
Descriptors: History Instruction, World History, Thematic Approach, Social Studies
Yildirim, Tercan; Yazici, Fatih – Online Submission, 2017
Creating positive attitude and behaviors in individuals towards the environment he/she lives in, outdoor teaching aims at bringing the individual together with unwritten evidences by making use of historical environment and resources when considered especially within the scope history and social studies teaching. Using relational screening model,…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Preservice Teachers, History Instruction, Student Attitudes
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Servet, Hali – Educational Research and Reviews, 2018
Numerous studies have been carried out to provide active and permanent learning in History teaching. However, the importance of concept teaching which is essential for active learning literally has been ignored. An effective History teaching can only be measured by teaching the concepts involved in the program in an effective way. An effective…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Educational Attitudes, Concept Teaching
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Wansink, Bjorn; Akkerman, Sanne; Wubbels, Theo – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2017
This paper studies the teacher perceived applicability of historical topics for interpretational history teaching and the criteria teachers use to evaluate this applicability. For this study, 15 expert history teachers in the Netherlands striving for interpretational history teaching were purposefully selected. Teachers were asked to mention…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Historical Interpretation, Evaluation Criteria, Expertise
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Abens, Aija – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
Recent research on history teaching has begun to focus on political motivation. This paper is the result of the author's dissertation, which investigates Latvian history teaching under the authoritarian regimes of Ulmanis and Stalin. It reveals the effects of authoritarianism on goals, curriculum, teaching materials and methods, and the teacher's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Authoritarianism, History Instruction, Politics of Education
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Mohamud, Abdul; Whitburn, Robin – Teaching History, 2019
It is almost 20 years since Michael Riley first invited Key Stage 3 history teachers to 'choose and plant' their enquiry questions. Many members of the history education community have taken up that invitation, making use of overarching enquiry questions to structure students' learning. But what is meant by enquiry in this context is sometimes…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Inquiry, Teaching Methods, Curriculum Development
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Khabibullina, Elena Viktorovna; Shtyrlina, Ekaterina Gennadievna; Guzi, Lubomir – International Journal of Higher Education, 2019
The article discusses the features of methods of teaching the history of language in a foreign language classroom. With regard to the increase of the number of applicants who enroll in Russian universities directly on the basis of secondary education, bypassing the preparatory faculties, which arises the problem of an insufficiently prepared group…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Universities
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