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Speaking Of Teaching

Author : Gabriel Moran
ISBN : 9780739128404
Genre : Education
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Speaking of Teaching: Lessons from History focuses on teaching as a fundamental act of all human beings, viewing the question of teaching through the lens of five famous thinkers and two contemporary problems. Moran argues that teaching is not given the attention that it deserves and proposes to situate school teaching in the context of many forms of teaching. Tracing the history of the idea of teaching from Socrates to Wittgenstein in the first several chapters, this book also examines the intricacies of teaching morality and religion, showcasing society's ambivalence about teaching.

Why Won T You Just Tell Us The Answer

Author : Bruce A. Lesh
ISBN : 1571108122
Genre : Education
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Reinventing my classroom: making historical thinking reality -- Introducing historical thinking: Nat Turner's Rebellion of 1831 -- Text, subtext, and context: evaluating evidence and exploring President Theodore Roosevelt and the Panama Canal -- Using the Rail Strike of 1877 to teach chronological thinking and causality -- "Revolution in the air": Using the Bonus March of 1932 to teach multiple perspectives -- Continuity and change over time: Custer's last stand or the Battle of the greasy grass? -- Long or short?: using the civil rights movement to teach historical significance -- Trying on the shoes of historical actors: using the Truman-MacArthur Debate to teach historical empathy -- How am I supposed to do this every day?: historical investigations versus sleep -- Overcoming the barrier to change.

Believing In A Revealing God

Author : Gabriel Moran
ISBN : 081465388X
Genre : Religion
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Addressing questions of faith, revelation, and more, renowned religious educator Gabriel Moran follows the thinking of Isaiah and Jeremiah, Mark and John, Augustine and Aquinas, Luther and Calvin. These theologians of the past testify to an understanding of divine revelation we must recapture in response to the present dismissal of religion and the apocalyptic violence perpetrated in its name. The future role of Christianity in the world and in individual lives may well hang in the balance.

The Lessons Of History

Author : Will Durant
ISBN : 9781439170199
Genre : History
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A concise survey of the culture and civilization of mankind, The Lessons of History is the result of a lifetime of research from Pulitzer Prize–winning historians Will and Ariel Durant. With their accessible compendium of philosophy and social progress, the Durants take us on a journey through history, exploring the possibilities and limitations of humanity over time. Juxtaposing the great lives, ideas, and accomplishments with cycles of war and conquest, the Durants reveal the towering themes of history and give meaning to our own.

A People S History For The Classroom

Author : Bill Bigelow
ISBN : 9780942961393
Genre : Education
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Presents a collection of lessons and activities for teaching American history for students in middle school and high school.

Showing How

Author : Gabriel Moran
ISBN : 1563381877
Genre : Education
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Here is a thoroughly original work on the meaning of teaching by one who has been widely credited with reshaping the field of religious education in the United States and beyond. The book draws out the implications of a full understanding of "to teach" for education, the school, and the teaching of morality.

The Teacher Wars

Author : Dana Goldstein
ISBN : 9780385536967
Genre : Education
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In her groundbreaking history of 175 years of American education, Dana Goldstein finds answers in the past to the controversies that plague our public schools today. Teaching is a wildly contentious profession in America, one attacked and admired in equal measure. In The Teacher Wars, a rich, lively, and unprecedented history of public school teaching, Dana Goldstein reveals that teachers have been similarly embattled for nearly two centuries. From the genteel founding of the common schools movement in the nineteenth century to the violent inner-city teacher strikes of the 1960s and '70s, from the dispatching of Northeastern women to frontier schoolhouses to the founding of Teach for America on the Princeton University campus in 1989, Goldstein shows that the same issues have continued to bedevil us: Who should teach? What should be taught? Who should be held accountable for how our children learn? She uncovers the surprising roots of hot button issues, from teacher tenure to charter schools, and finds that recent popular ideas to improve schools—instituting merit pay, evaluating teachers by student test scores, ranking and firing veteran teachers, and recruiting “elite” graduates to teach—are all approaches that have been tried in the past without producing widespread change. And she also discovers an emerging effort that stands a real chance of transforming our schools for the better: drawing on the best practices of the three million public school teachers we already have in order to improve learning throughout our nation’s classrooms. The Teacher Wars upends the conversation about American education by bringing the lessons of history to bear on the dilemmas we confront today. By asking “How did we get here?” Dana Goldstein brilliantly illuminates the path forward.

Thinking History 4 14

Author : Grant Bage
ISBN : 0750708727
Genre : Education
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This text looks at the past, present and future of history teaching in primary schools to try and provide a practical framework for teachers. It includes case studies, curriculum materials and designs, and teaching ideas and methods.

Bloomsbury Curriculum Basics Teaching Primary History

Author : Matthew Howorth
ISBN : 9781472920645
Genre : Education
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A brand new series for primary teachers that provides a full guide to teaching a primary curriculum area, especially for non-specialists. The content is closely tied to the new curriculum, with extracts from the curriculum itself and lesson plans and teaching ideas for every area. The curriculum for History has drastically changed and this book will equip non-specialists to confidently deliver engaging and well-informed lessons. This is a very practical and easy to apply programme for teaching History either in your own classroom, or to implement across the school in the role of a co-ordinator.

Hang A Thousand Trees With Ribbons

Author : Ann Rinaldi
ISBN : 0547351496
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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Kidnapped from her home in Senegal and sold as a slave in 1761, a young girl is purchased by the wealthy Wheatley family in Boston. Phillis Wheatley—as she comes to be known—has an eager mind and it leads her on an unusual path for a slave—she becomes America’s first published black poet. “Strong characterization and perceptive realism mark this thoughtful portrayal.”—Booklist

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