Teaching and Learning History in Elementary Schools

Teaching and Learning History in Elementary Schools

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In clear, concise language, this book deals with fundamental issues that must be addressed if teachers are to construct coherent and powerful history curricula, including: What are the purposes and goals that different types of teachers establish for their history teaching?, and What do children know and think about history, and what are the teaching implications for our schools? This book represents a major advance in developing a knowledge base about childrenA’s historical learning and thinking that applies to history teaching some of the principles involved in teaching for understanding and conceptual change teaching, methods that have been so successful in other school subjects.The publisher-supplied test consisted of 35 multiple-choice items, - their phrasing was derived almost verbatim from the ... Her undergraduate teacher preparation was forged in the crucible of the discipline-based New Social Studies era.

Title:Teaching and Learning History in Elementary Schools
Author:Jere E. Brophy, Bruce VanSledright
Publisher:Teachers College Press - 1997-01-01


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