The Teaching American History Project: Lessons for History by Rachel G. Ragland,Kelly A. Woestman

By Rachel G. Ragland,Kelly A. Woestman

The premise of the educating American background (TAH) project—a discretionary furnish software funded less than the U.S. division of Education’s trouble-free and Secondary schooling Act— is that during order to educate background larger, academics want to know extra heritage. certain between expert improvement courses in emphasizing particular content material to learn over a specific pedagogical method, TAH supplies support faculties in enforcing scientifically-based examine tools for bettering the standard of guide, specialist improvement, and instructor schooling in American background.

Illustrating the range of those courses as they've been applied in neighborhood schooling corporations through the country, this choice of essays and learn reviews from TAH individuals presents types for historians, lecturers, instructor educators, and others attracted to the educating and studying of yankee historical past, and offers examples of classes discovered from a cross-section of TAH initiatives. every one bankruptcy provides a story of innovation, documenting collaboration among school room, neighborhood, and the academy that provides rapid and visible relevance to the instructing and studying technique of American background. via sharing those narratives, this publication expands the effect of rising practices from person TAH initiatives to arrive a bigger viewers around the state.

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