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Historical Thinking and Other Unnatural Acts Since Ancient Times, The Pundits Have Lamented Young People S Lack Of Historical Knowledge And Warned That Ignorance Of The Past Surely Condemns Humanity To Repeating Its Mistakes This Book Demolishes The Conventional Notion That There Is One True History And One Best Way To Teach It. I got a hold of this book primarily because of the title It reminded me of a comment I read along the lines that any adult who willingly closes the door behind him as he enters a roomful of 16 year olds to teach them history has got to be nuts I ve been willingly closing the door for the last twenty years Read the first chapter, then skip to the last two chapters If I had done this I would give the book four stars Instead I read the whole thing The chapters in between quickly reminded me w I got a hold of this book primarily because of the title It reminded me of a comment I read along the lines that any adult who willingly closes the door behind him as he enters a roomful of 16 year olds to teach them history has got to be nuts I ve been willingly closing the door for the last twenty years Read the first chapter, then skip to the last two chapters If I had done this I would give the book four stars Instead I read the whole thing The chapters in between quickly reminded me why I avoided as many education courses as possible Wineburg asks important questions about the understanding of history, the teaching of history, and collective memory Fourteen years after the publication of Wineburg s book, the teaching One of the critiques I have read about this book is that it does not provide a how to of historical thinking I m not sure why this is a critique of the book, because Wineburg doesn t put forth that he will be trying to give teachers tools on how to teach historical thinking This book is an exploration of what historical thinking is Other scholars have engaged this material to develop tools for historical thinking pedagogy.If you really want to learn how to teach historical thinking, go to t One of the critiques I have read about this book is that it does not provide a how to of historical thi An incredibly useful book for history teachers and anyone interested in history education In this book, Wineburg questions the way people tend to think about history and the way it should be taught He argues persuasively for viewing history as a set of skills and a way of thinking rather than simply a list of facts, names, dates, and events to be memorized, using a number of different approaches to make this point and to show how this method of history instruction can be achieved This would e An incredibly useful book for history teachers and anyone interested in history education In this book, Wineburg questions the way people tend to think about history and the way it should be taught He argues persuasively for viewing history as a set of skills and a way of thinking rather than simply a list of facts, names, dates, and events to be memorized, using a number of different approaches to make this point and to show how this method of history instruction can b I was poking at mywishlist, and Historical Thinking and Other Unnatural Acts came up as a you might also be interested in this recommendation I couldn t resist a title like that.It was a surprisingly fast read If you ve ever thought about teaching history, and or pondered what the best way to do it is, or wondered why or if it s important, then you might enjoy this book It s a little heavy on the non concrete philosophical musings judging by how many times the author uses the word I was poking at mywishlist, and Historical Thinking and Other Unnatural Acts came up as a you might also be interested in this recommendation I couldn t resist a title like that.It was a surprisingly fast read If you ve ever thought about teaching history, and or pondered what the best way to This book offered insight into how we might better learn and understand history It was very interesting to consider that it is through understanding the dialogue in context of the epoch that we cantruly understand the actors and the actions of those making history.Some chapters in the book went by easily, where others were tedious and laborious I especially didn t like Chapter 8 because it did not lead do meaningful conclusions nor next steps It was a circle, and through the chapter you This book offered insight into how we might better learn and understand history It was very interesting to consider that it is through understanding the dialogue in context of the epoch that we cantruly understand the actors and the actions of those making history.Some chapters in the book went by easily, where others were tedious and laborious I especially didn t lik Read for class Actually a fairly decent book It s the collected papers of a cognitive scientist who specializes in how we learn and teach history He offers a variety of studies that look at generational differences in how history is understood, and taught He investigates what does it mean to think historically rather than suffering from present ism, or ascribing to others motives and priorities that haveto do with mo This is primarily a collection of essays and articles reformatted as chapters that Wineburg has published elsewhere In each, Wineburg poses many important questions regarding how history is taught and learned, and why, but does not necessarily come to any major conclusions A thought provoking read, certainly, but one that may frustrate someone looking forpractical advice or aclearly established theoretical framework for history pedagogy Much of the research also stems from the 198 This is primarily a collection of essays and articles reformatted as chapters that Wineburg has published elsewhere In each, Wineburg poses many important questions regarding how history is taught and learned, and why, but does not necessarily come to any major conclusions A thought provoking read, certainly, but one that may frustrate someone looking forpractical advice or aclearly established th Wineberg is lively But you can tell he has never had to teach using state mandated standards Anyone can make Rosa Parks or the Civil War interestingwe have primary sources that our kids can access, including I m glad I read this book, but I m not sure what to do with it Wineburg discusses various ways that American primary school students lack the tools for robust historical thinking He tentatively identifies various causes for the deficiency But I m not sure that the book will actually help me with my college teaching responsibilities If my students come to university without the skills they need to read primary sources or criticize secondary sources, what strategies might I adopt to remedy t I m glad I read this book, but I m not sure what to do with it Wineburg discusses various ways that American primary scho


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