This provocative book challenges the status quo in history eduction by proposing that isolated facts from the past be replaced by knowledge relevant to the future. Not a classroom teaching guide, this book examines the fundamental premises and practices that underlie the work of every history teacher from grade school through graduate school.
This practical guide presents six research-tested historical investigations along with all corresponding teacher materials and tools that have improved the historical thinking and argumentative writing of academically diverse students.
This series of textbooks is aimed at teacher training students and comprises two concerns: the practice of teaching and how to use theory and research findings to improve that practice, and how to meet the TTA standards whilst placing them in a wider context. This comprehensive textbook is an accessible guide to all those who are new to the profession of teaching history. Covering all aspects of the job, from planning through to teaching and assessment, Rob Phillips provides constructive, practical advice to help subject teachers become more effective in their work>
Debates in History Teaching encourages teachers to engage with and reflect on key issues, concepts and debates in their subject. It supports you in reaching your own informed judgements, enabling you to discuss and argue your point of view with deeper theoretical knowledge and understanding. Experts in the field consider the subject and its definition, perennial and new debates in the subject, the knowledge required to teach in the classroom, the philosophy of education and the subject, and the case for the subject in the curriculum.
Bringing history teaching into the twenty-first century, Teaching History Online is a concise guide to developing and using internet resources in history instruction. It offers practical, jargon-free advice to help the history teacher develop online assignments, and provides an informed introduction to the myriad resources and tools available for use in the online classroom. Beginning with a chapter on the benefits of teaching and studying online, John F. Lyons goes on to address instructors’ most commonly asked questions and concerns, including: designing an online class providing online alternatives to the lecture developing a user-friendly discussion board conducting assessment and dealing with classroom management issues. For historians interested in providing an online element to their traditional face-to-face classroom teaching, the final chapter shows how to develop successful hybrid/blended classes. An accessible introduction and valuable resource, Teaching History Online includes sample lesson plans, examples of online learning tools, and suggestions for further reading, helping those who use – or want to use – online resources to create exciting, interactive and rewarding learning environments. Visit the companion website, which includes extra reading and resources information at: www.routledge.com/textbooks/9780415482226.