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Lies My Teacher Told Me
Lies My Teacher Told Me
by James W Loewen
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Winner of the 1996 American Book Award and the Oliver Cromwell Cox Award for Distinguished Anti-Racist Scholarship Americans have lost touch with their history, and in this thought-provoking book, Professor James Loewen shows why. After surveying twelve... (read more)

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Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong
Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong
by James W Loewen
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Americans have lost touch with their history, and in andlt;iandgt;Lies My Teacher Told Meandlt;/iandgt; Professor James Loewen shows why. After surveying eighteen leading high school American history texts, he has concluded that not one does a decent job... (read more)

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Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong
Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong
by James W Loewen
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Based on careful research at the Smithsonian Institution, here is a bold, direct challenge to the errors, misrepresentations, and ommissions of the leading American history textbooks. In fascinating detail, James W. Loewen offers a wonderful retelling of... (read more)

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Teaching What Really Happened: How to Avoid the Tyranny of Textbooks and Get Students Excited about Doing History (Multicultural Education)
Teaching What Really Happened: How to Avoid the Tyranny of Textbooks and Get Students Excited about Doing History (Multicultural Education)
by James W. Loewen
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In this follow-up to his landmark bestseller, Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong, Loewen once again takes history textbooks to task for their perpetuations of myth and their lack of awareness of todays... (read more)

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The Story of the World: Activity Book One: Ancient Times: From the Earliest Nomads to the Last Roman Emperor
The Story of the World: Activity Book One: Ancient Times: From the Earliest Nomads to the Last Roman Emperor
by Susan Wise Bauer
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Don't just read about history'"experience it! Color a picture of a Minoan bull-jumper, make a model of the Nile River, create Roman armor and Celtic jewelry and more. Designed to turn the accompanying book The Story of the World, Volume 1: Ancient... (read more)

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Civil War Days: Discover the Past with Exciting Projects, Games, Activities, and Recipes (American Kids in History)
Civil War Days: Discover the Past with Exciting Projects, Games, Activities, and Recipes (American Kids in History)
by David C King
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American Kids in History?(TM) Dozens of projects and activities that will take you back to the days of the American Civil War Travel back to 1862 and spend a year with the Wheelers, an African American family in New York City, and the Parkhursts, a white... (read more)

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Rethinking Columbus: The Next 500 Years: Resources for Teaching about the Impact of the Arrival of Columbus in the Americas
Rethinking Columbus: The Next 500 Years: Resources for Teaching about the Impact of the Arrival of Columbus in the Americas
by Bill Bigelow
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Rethinking Columbus has changed the way schools teach about the "discovery" of America. This new edition has over 80 essays, poems, short stories, interviews, historical vignettes, and lesson plans that re-evaluate the legacy of Columbus -- right up to... (read more)

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The Emperor Has No Clothes: Teaching about Race and Racism to People Who Don't Want to Know (PB)
The Emperor Has No Clothes: Teaching about Race and Racism to People Who Don't Want to Know (PB)
by Tema Jon Okun
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A volume in Educational Leadership for Social JusticeSeries Editor Jeffrey S. Brooks, University of Missouri-Columbia, Denise E. Armstrong, Brock University;Ira Bogotch, Florida Atlantic University; Sandra Harris, Lamar University; Whitney H. Sherman... (read more)

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In Defense of History
In Defense of History
by Richard J Evans
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E. H. Carr's What Is History?, a classic introduction to the field, may now give way to a worthy successor. In his compact, intriguing survey, Richard J. Evans shows us how historians manage to extract meaning from the recalcitrant past. To materials... (read more)

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Siop Model for Teaching History-social Studies To English Learners (11 Edition)
Siop Model for Teaching History-social Studies To English Learners (11 Edition)
by Deborah J. Short
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Enhance your History-Social Studies content instruction with the SIOP Model and transform the academic English and content area skills of your English learners.   Based on the best-selling resource, Making Content Comprehensible for... (read more)

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The Underground Railroad for Kids: From Slavery to Freedom with 21 Activities
The Underground Railroad for Kids: From Slavery to Freedom with 21 Activities
by Mary Kay Carson
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The heroic struggles of the thousands of slaves who sought freedom through the Underground Railroad are vividly portrayed in this powerful activity book, as are the abolitionists, free blacks, and former slaves who helped them along the way. The text... (read more)

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The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child, Volume 4 Tests: The Modern Age: From Victoria's Empire to the End of the USSR
The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child, Volume 4 Tests: The Modern Age: From Victoria's Empire to the End of the USSR
by Susan Wise Bauer
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'\'What terrible secret was buried in Shi Huangdi\\\'s tomb? Did nomads like lizard stew? What happened to Anansi the Spider in the Village of the Plantains? And how did a six-year-old become the last emperor of Rome? Told in a straightforward, engaging... (read more)

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Teaching Recent Global History: Dialogues Among Historians, Social Studies Teachers and Students (14 Edition)
Teaching Recent Global History: Dialogues Among Historians, Social Studies Teachers and Students (14 Edition)
by Diana B. Turk
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Teaching Modern Global History explores innovative ways to teach recent global history, focusing on the final segments of the world history survey, beginning with the early 20th century. The editors unique approach brings together history scholars... (read more)

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Teaching History with Film
Teaching History with Film
by Alan S. Marcus
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Visit any school in the United States and chances are that you will find at least one of the social studies teachers showing a film about history. Along with the textbook, movies are one of the most prominent teaching aids in the history classroom. Yet... (read more)

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Story of the World: History for the Classical Child #01: Ancient Times: From the Earliest Nomads to the Last Roman Emperor
Story of the World: History for the Classical Child #01: Ancient Times: From the Earliest Nomads to the Last Roman Emperor
by Susan Wise Bauer
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What terrible secret was buried in Shi Huangdi's tomb? Did nomads like lizard stew? What happened to Anansi the Spider in the Village of the Plantains? And how did a six-year-old become the last emperor of Rome? Told in a straightforward, engaging style... (read more)

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Ways That Work: Putting Social Studies Standards Into Practice
Ways That Work: Putting Social Studies Standards Into Practice
by Tarry Lindquist
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Faced with recent state and national mandates, many veteran social studies teachers are now required to explore new content and achieve new goalsoften without any guidance. New teachers are at an even greater disadvantage, wondering what exactly they are... (read more)

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Montessori Today: A Comprehensive Approach to Education from Birth to Adulthood
Montessori Today: A Comprehensive Approach to Education from Birth to Adulthood
by Paula Lillard
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Paula Lillard, director of a Montessori school ranging in age from 18 months to fifteen years, provides a clear and cogent introduction to the Montessori program for the elementary and later years. In detailed accounts, Lillard shows how children acquire... (read more)

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Why Bother With History? : Ancient, Modern and Postmodern Motivations (00 Edition)
Why Bother With History? : Ancient, Modern and Postmodern Motivations (00 Edition)
by Beverley Southgate
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.Why Bother With History? argues for an increasingly important role for a revitalised historical study. Examining the motivations of past historians, the author rejects the ancient aspiration to a 'history for its own sake' and argues that... (read more)

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What Is History Teaching?: Language, Ideas, & Meaning in Learning about the Past
What Is History Teaching?: Language, Ideas, & Meaning in Learning about the Past
by Christopher T. Husbands
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* How do pupils make sense of the past? * What is the relationship between the way historians construct interpretations of the past and the way pupils learn history in schools? This book draws together developments in a wide range of fields: in academic... (read more)

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Historical Thinking and Other Unnatural Acts : Charting the Future of Teaching the Past (01 Edition)
Historical Thinking and Other Unnatural Acts : Charting the Future of Teaching the Past (01 Edition)
by Sam Wineburg
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Whether he is comparing how students and historians interpret documentary evidence or analyzing children's drawings, Wineburg's essays offer rough maps of how ordinary people think about the past and use it to understand the present. These essays... (read more)

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