How History Ought To Be Taught Persuasive Essay by ResearchRiter

How History Ought To Be Taught
A discussion on how history should be taught.
# 125871 | 1,000 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Education (Teaching Methods) , History (General)

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This paper offers an approach for how history should be taught that goes beyond "dates and dead people" to participant-level history that is real, ongoing, and meaningful.

From the Paper:

"The history classes offered in the schools I attended as a child never understood what it meant to engage students. History class each year was the typical dates and dead people affair with memorization forming the highlight of everyone's studies. Did anyone retain any of that material for long? No. None of us made a personal connection with what we were being taught. We really did not care what date any war was fought or which event occurred first, history was so..."

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