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Reggie Watts – TEACH: HISTORY

Posted by on Sep 24, 2017 in Teaching History | 20 comments

Welcome to TEACH: HISTORY with Reggie Watts. In today’s episode, Mr. Watts discusses the Party Demon of 1815, Column-Bia, and Bananas.

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Chair: David Trowbridge, Marshall University
Panelists:
Tona Hangen, Worchester State University
Russell Jones, Eastern Michigan University

This session was recorded at the 2014 OAH Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA.

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How to Teach Social Studies / History: A Survival Guide for First Year Teachers

Posted by on Aug 13, 2017 in Teaching History | 17 comments

Your first year of teaching is awful. Why do first year social studies teachers have to reinvent the wheel? In this series, I will be uploading materials and lesson plans for every lesson I have ever done. I will particularly be focusing on US History I, US History II, Political Science, Civics, and Government lessons.

If you ever need help designing a lesson, please email me at sandershistoryvideos@gmail. I am here to help!

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Facing Problems in Teaching History? Hire a Limousine

Posted by on Jul 30, 2017 in Teaching History | Comments Off on Facing Problems in Teaching History? Hire a Limousine

Teaching history to children can be difficult and as they generally do not take any interest in it. However there are some ways to make teaching enjoyable so that they can learn quickly. Children should know about the important days and political people of their country but it is noticed that many of them hate history. To make history a subject of interest to them, hire a limousine and take them out for a short excursion trip.

A limousine can accommodate from 18 to 40 persons depending on different models. You can arrange a study trip for the kids. And if you have a really small class of around 15 kids, you can go for a Lincoln Limousine. And before sitting in the limousine tell the students about presidents and the political people who have these cars now. They would absolutely admire it and then let them sit in the limo. They would all hurriedly settle inside it. Take a ride around the town, show them the important historical places and tell them their history and this time they will surely take interest in it.

You can come back to school after seeing the important places in the town, or the other option would be that you go to a museum. The kids would be delighted to sit in a luxurious car and would be excited to reach their destination. Show them the museum, different monuments, statues of the political leaders ad tell them the important things. While you are headed back to the school from the museum, just take a small quiz and you will notice that they will have remembered each and every detail. The limousine will attract the attention of the children and they would love to be taught in such a magnificent car.

It is not necessary that the school arranges a trip in a limousine for kids. You can do this on a personal level too. Ask some of the parents of your child’s classmates to pool in some money and you can arrange a small study trip on your be-half for the kids. Giving practical knowledge to the children always makes them remember the things being taught and sharpen their minds. And you will see for yourself that if your child once had a problem in history, after a ride in the limousine, he will excel in it for sure.

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History is FUN!

Posted by on Jul 2, 2017 in Teaching History | 7 comments

History class is boring. At least that’s what most of us remember from our elementary and junior high school years.

So how come a 5th grader, after completing an 8 page (!) history test about Ancient Greece excitedly asks her teacher if she can read the last paragraph of her test to him?

How do you motivate students to make the learning of history so exciting that students can’t wait to come to class each day?

Watch this video to see how, in LePort’s elementary school program, we connect history to the children’s life today. What if your child could learn history, and all other school subjects, in this exciting, engaging way?

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David Starkey – Teaching History in Schools

Posted by on Jun 4, 2017 in Teaching History | 19 comments

David Starkey - Teaching History in Schools

Historians David Starkey and Richard Evans go head to head on the BBC with Andrew Neil
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Teaching Students to Think Like Historians

Posted by on Apr 9, 2017 in Teaching History | 5 comments

The goal of “Reading Like a Historian,” a high school curriculum designed at Stanford, is to improve literacy skills, foster a love of learning and of history, and increase critical thinking and reading comprehension. And it seems to work.

Related article: http://news.stanford.edu/news/2012/march/rethinking-history-education-030512.html

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