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Episode 15: Indigenous (Mis)Representations in U.S. History with Sarah Shear

In episode 15, Michael and Dan talk with Sarah Shear about Indigenous (Mis)Representations in U.S. History.


Books, articles, lessons, and other amazing resources

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2016...My year of history nerdiness

2016 has been the year of history travels for me!  I was accepted to a Teaching American History colloquium on Thomas Jefferson and Education that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia.   164 more words

Depiction of war-time events in German textbooks

Puaca, Brian M. “Teaching Trauma and Responsibility: World War II in West German History Textbooks.” New German Critique 38.1 112, 2011, 135-153.

Abstract. The development of West German history textbooks from 1945 through the mid-1960s offers a way to understand what young West Germans were supposed to learn about their country’s role in and experience of World War II. 66 more words


The Unquiet Ghost

It has been an embarrassingly long time since I last wrote. I have lots of excuses but none of them are interesting.

What is interesting, though, is the book I am reading right now: The Unquiet Ghost, by Adam Hochschild. 559 more words


PBL and Project Ideas for History

  1. Audiobooks for Topics
  2. Museum Exhibition
  3. How can war be avoided?
  4. How could peace change the world?
  5. What is the single most important event during the time period of this class?
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Teaching History With Picture Books

As I read one of the classic children’s books, The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton, it turned out to be an unexpected history lesson.  This wonderful book begins with a charming little house on a hill, living through days and nights and the seasons.  541 more words

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