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In Search of America's Past Learning to Read History in Elementary School

ISBN-10: 0807741922
ISBN-13: 9780807741924
Edition: 2002
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Description: This text shows how young students can benefit from an investigative, inquiry-based approach to the study of history, as called for by US national standards.

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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University
Publication date: 5/14/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 6.25" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

This text shows how young students can benefit from an investigative, inquiry-based approach to the study of history, as called for by US national standards.

Bruce VanSledright is Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Marjorie Kostelnik is dean of the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. She entered the field of early childhood as a Head Start teacher and child care provider before receiving her doctorate from the Pennsylvania State University. She was on the faculty at Michigan State University for 22 years, serving as director of the Child Development Laboratories, then as chair of the Department of Family and Child Ecology. Currently, Dr. Kostelnik is a serving member of the Nebraska Governor's Early Childhood Coordinating Council and the Lincoln Community Learning Centers Advisory Board.

Foreword
Preface
W(h)ither History Education?p. 1
Conducting Historical Investigations with Fifth-Gradersp. 24
History as an Interpretive Act: The Problem of Indeterminate Evidence Trailsp. 36
The Wiles of Evidence, Interpretation, and Reinscription: Investigating British Colonies in Americap. 53
Source Perspective, Reliability, and Subtext: Investigating Causes of the American Revolutionp. 78
Acquiring Procedures and a Discourse for Investigating the Pastp. 105
W(h)ither History Education Revisitedp. 138
Research Methodp. 157
Documents and Images Used in the Two Performance Tasksp. 166
Documents Used for In-Class Investigation of the Jamestown Starving Timep. 173
Referencesp. 179
Indexp. 185
About the Authorp. 189
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