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

ISBN-10: 1566398568

ISBN-13: 9781566398565

Edition: 2001

Authors: Sam Wineburg

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List price: $30.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Temple University Press
Publication date: 5/11/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

Professor of Educational Psychology and Adjunct Professor of History at the University of Washington, Sam Wineburg is author of the forthcoming Historical Thinking and Other Unnatural Acts.

Introduction: Understanding Historical Understanding
Why Study History?
Historical Thinking and Other Unnatural Acts
The Psychology of Teaching and Learning History
Challenges for the Student
On the Reading of Historical Texts: Notes on the Breach Between School and Academy
Reading Abraham Lincoln: A Case Study in Contextualized Thinking
Picturing the Past
Challenges for the Teacher
Peering at History Through Different Lenses: The Role of Disciplinary Perspectives in Teaching History
Models of Wisdom in the Teaching of History
Wrinkles in Time and Place: Using Performance Assessments to Understand the Knowledge of History Teachers
History as National Memory
Lost in Words: Moral Ambiguity in the History Classroom
Making (Historical) Sense in the New Millennium
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