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History in the Present Tense: Engaging Students Through Inquiry and Action
In this practical guidebook, Douglas Selwyn and Jan Maher propose a different way of teaching history - start from today and keep asking questions. As students investigate possible answers, they make connections across miles and centuries. Along the way, they experience that essential insight of the social studies: Point of view has everything to do with how one perceives ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published August 13th 2003 by Heinemann Educational Books
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Jan 09, 2009 Stephen rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: History teachers looking for ways to make their lessons more "relevant"
This book has a lot of really great lessons and activities designed to engage students more fully with history. I really liked the lessons that simply looked at the process of history since I've always been interested in historiography. I can't wait to add some of what I learned in this book to my curriculum.