It’s tempting to keep well crafted lessons in play long after they are relevant to students, writes history teacher Jody Passanisi. We have to make them new.
Author: Jody & Shara
Evaluative questions that encourage the development of evidence based opinions help students learn to view history “as a complex narrative.”
History teachers Jody Passanissi and Shara Peters use the QAR reading comprehension tool to improve student skills at analyzing and inferring from text.
Our history bloggers describe a beginning-of-course activity that helps students think about what history really is – by experiencing the work historians do.
Project learning in history class can increase student investment “and make them care about this stuff,” say our Future of History teacher-bloggers Jody & Shara.
How can busy history teachers incorporate current events into their lesson planning? Our new Future of History bloggers share their 4-part approach.