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Warned that ignorance of the past surely condemns humanity to repeating its mistakes This book. I d like to believe that everyone would find this book as interesting and relevant as I do but alas I know that s not the case THEY SHOULD THOUGH Loved the insights into the theory of teaching history was hoping it would have advice or practical take aways but that wasn t ever the point I don t think Particularly memorable bits research on how teenagers historical understanding is built around familiespop culture specifically movies his broad defense of the necessity of thinking historically and teaching students to read critically uestion texts and build new understandings his detailed accounts of professional historians reading uestioning and using sources fascinating to hear them narrate their thought processes and suggestions about forcing students to wrestle with history by creating new stories themselves which isn t something I make them do Oh and one last thought his case studies tracking history teachers classes through a year of school make me petrified of ever letting anyone do research in on me teaching my classes

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Historical Thinking and Other Unnatural Acts Charting the Future of Teaching the Past Critical Perspectives on the Past

Since ancient times the pundits have lamented young people's lack of historical knowledge and. Basic critism of our educational system However the author offers no suggestion to an alternative method

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Demolishes the conventional notion that there is one true history and one best way to teach i. An incredibly useful book for history teachers and anyone interested in history education In this book Wineburg uestions the way people tend to think about history and the way it should be taught He argues persuasively for viewing history as a set of skills and a way of thinking rather than simply a list of facts names dates and events to be memorized using a number of different approaches to make this point and to show how this method of history instruction can be achieved This would entail movement away from textbooks a means of conveying knowledge that Wineburg critiues and views rather unfavorably and towards creative uses of primary sources in the classroom This book has really helped shape the way I think about history education and I would highly recommend it to anyone else in that field


10 thoughts on “Historical Thinking and Other Unnatural Acts Charting the Future of Teaching the Past Critical Perspectives on the Past

  1. says:

    Basic critism of our educational system However the author offers no suggestion to an alternative method

  2. says:

    Wineberg is lively But you can tell he has never had to teach using state mandated standards Anyone can make Rosa Parks or

  3. says:

    One of the critiues I have read about this book is that it does not provide a how to of historical thinking I'm not sure why this is a critiue of the book because Wineburg doesn't put forth that he will be trying to give teachers tools on how to teach historical thinking This book is an exploration of what historical thinking is Other scho

  4. says:

    Read for class Actually a fairly decent book It's the collected papers of a cognitive scientist who specializes in how we

  5. says:

    My partner assigns this book in her Teaching Historical Thinking which is how I found out about it I became hoo

  6. says:

    I'd like to believe that everyone would find this book as interesting and relevant as I do but alas I know that's not the case THEY SHOULD THOUGH Loved the insights into the theory of teaching history; was hoping it would have advice or practical take aways but that wasn't ever the point I don't think Particul

  7. says:

    An incredibly useful book for history teachers and anyone interested in history education In this book Wineburg uestions the way people tend to think about history and the way it should be taught He argues persuasively fo

  8. says:

    As an IntermediateSecondary teacher I found some of what Wineburg said to be very interesting and in some cases helpful in planning long range units However the text seriously shows its age published in 2001 it basically points to flaws in the way the history and social studies curriculum is delivered mainly in the United States a

  9. says:

    As a history teacher in alternative learning environments homeschool co ops this book gave a really good view of what is not working in how history is disseminated to the next generation I think one solution would be to stop trying to fit 5000 years of history into one school year Take a page from classical homeschool education a

  10. says:

    I assign this book every fall for my Teaching Historical Thinking course While some of the articles in it are decades old the concepts are still fresh because unfortunately students still find historical thinking unnatural

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