Using your local council
- What's in a Name? Reber, Jack // Teaching Pre K-8;Feb91, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p47
Describes a social studies project that combines local history with letter writing and map reading skills. Skills the students will develop from this project; Steps involved.
- Community engagement in local history: a report on the Hemel at War project. Abbott, Lynda; Grayson, Richard S. // Teaching History;Dec2011, Issue 145, p4
This article, by Lynda Abbott and Richard Grayson, offers a fascinating example of collaboration between school and university, focused on the development of a community archive. The project - run as an extra-curricular activity - was originally inspired by a concern to preserve the personal...
- Know the News. // Weekly Reader News - Senior;1/28/2005, Vol. 83 Issue 17, p8
Presents an educational activity for children on the latest news in the U.S. as of 2005.
- This Halloween, exchange the hysterical for the historical. Lindquist, Tarry // Instructor-Intermediate;Oct96, Vol. 106 Issue 3, p112
Describes classroom activities for introducing primary and intermediate children to historic events during the Halloween celebration. Purpose; Materials; Time needed; Procedures for staging a Social Studies Wax Museum for Halloween. INSETS: Freezing scenes from books.;Capturing moments in time..
- Minting History. Kohl, Gary // Arts & Activities;Jan2003, Vol. 132 Issue 5, p44
Presents an activity program for a grade-four classroom that used minted coins to represent history. Sample historical events included in the program; Factors considered in designing the coins. INSETS: MATERIALS;LEARNING OBJECTIVES.
- DBQ - The Impact of the Cultural Revolution on China. // Social Science Docket;Winter/Spring2012, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p20
The article presents a data-based activity program in global history education which help students to identify the human rights violation committed by China in its pursuit of identity, nationalism, and modernization during its cultural revolution.
- Mark Twain and the Global Concept of Humanity. Martone, Eric // Social Science Docket;Winter/Spring2012, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p29
The article presents a document-based activity program in global history that incorporates Bruce Mazlish's concept of humanity and Mark Twain's writings to help students link intellectual developments in the U.S. to those happening on a global scale.
- Tripping over the levels: experiences from Ontario. Myers, John // Teaching History;Jun2004, Issue 115, p52
Explores an approach of assessment in history education in Ontario. Aims of the Essentials Project to establish a defensible set of outcomes for students taking history and social science courses; Goals established to measure the achievement of students at the end of secondary school; Issues...
- Another View Walking Trail Excursion. Reynolds, Lisa // Ethos;May2004, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p25
Focuses on the use of Another View walking trail activity in imparting knowledge about the aboriginal history of Melbourne, Victoria to students. Use of the activity for complementing a unit focusing on Koorie History; Recommended preparation for the activity.