The content of history curriculum is constantly growing and teachers have less and less time to teach it. Teachers need strategies to guide content selection, make courageous deletions, and unlock the potential of history education. This includes involving student choice and inquiry into the process.
Myself and another teacher, lets call him Mike, enjoy reading and discussing whatever we could find from experts on historical thinking skills. It provided a lot of material to talk about between classes, during the "adult time" that is so important to mental health. We often spoke of our favorites as part of the historical … Continue reading Who are the experts in historical thinking?