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Teaching U.S. history as mystery

by David Gerwin

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Heinemann in Portsmouth, NH .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Teaching -- Philosophy.,
    • Teaching -- Methodology.,
    • United States -- History -- Study and teaching.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Other titlesTeaching United States history as mystery
      StatementDavid Gerwin and Jack Zevin.
      ContributionsZevin, Jack.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE175.8 .G47 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 163 p. :
      Number of Pages163
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3578752M
      ISBN 10032500398X
      LC Control Number2002191304
      OCLC/WorldCa51251826

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A former high school history teacher and history professor, he has sought out endeavors that combine historical scholarship and teacher professional development, including collaborations with the American Social History Project, Working Films, and the New York Historical Society on grants from the U.S.

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Gerwin, David; Zevin, Jack One way to engage students in grades 7 through 12 is to encourage them to investigate history as a puzzle, a set of dilemmas, a collection of conflicting viewpoints in short, a mysterious and provocative by: 7.

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