Teaching American History: Essays Adapted from the Journal of American History, 2001-2007 brings together a selection of articles from the qTextbooks and Teachingq section of the Journal of American History. Editors Gary J. Kornblith and Carol Lasser have compiled a set of thought-provoking essays from a wide range of top scholars that helps instructors of the U.S. survey consider pedagogy, assessment, re-centered narratives, quncoverage, q as well as textbooks and other course materials. Each part of the book focuses on a different aspect of teaching the survey. Part I introduces an on-line roundtable discussion on teaching the U.S. survey. Part II features articles reflecting on the role of the textbook in the U.S. survey. Part III, qTeaching Outside the Box, q contains a selection of articles on incorporating sports, theater, oral history, field experience, service learning, field trips, and the Web into teaching and learning. Part IV challenges teachers to think about the connection between teaching, learning, and testing. Finally, Part V includes articles about bringing the narratives of marginalized people to the center of American history.Essays Adapted from the Journal of American History, 2001-2007 Gary J. Kornblith, Carol Lasser ... But in addition to literacy and student motivation, my ultimate objective on the first day of each unit is to create an ... Students write three- to five-page essays on questions of their choosing using the evidence they have examined. ... It ensures that everyone not only has read the documents but also has read them closely enough to construct a historical argument, thus making eachanbsp;...
|Title||:||Teaching American History|
|Author||:||Gary J. Kornblith, Carol Lasser|
|Publisher||:||Bedford/st Martins - 2008-11|