Doing History Instead of Reading About It

At some point in our teaching career, we wake up one day and realize that education is about the kids, not about us. That was the genesis of redesigning a World History course that had been tweaked, adjusted, modified, and aligned for eighteen years. While the workshop title indicates a history course saga, the transformation that is occurring in World History at Choate could occur in any course in any department. Join a conversation about teaching and learning that aims to adjust pedagogy and curriculum to meet the needs of our students.

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About jbackon

I'm a history teacher and curricular technology maven who loves to think out loud.
This entry was posted in #caisct, 21st Century Learning, Across the Curriculum, Professional Development, Project Based Learning, Teachers Helping Teachers 2016. Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to Doing History Instead of Reading About It

  1. Maggie says:

    See Google Slide #8, “post hole sequence rather than survey sequence” — change to “whole”

  2. olsond6 says:

    Reblogged this on Convent of the Sacred Heart Greenwich Middle School Faculty Blog and commented:
    Student centered learning!

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