Blogs tagged "revolution"

Teaching History without a Textbook

Molly Smith is the Upper School History Department Chair at the Friends School of BaltimoreTextbooks have long been the backbone of the history survey course. Students may not enjoy reading them, but most recognize the utility of the text in providing the narrative for the course. Therein lies the problem and the challenge. Textbooks provide a narrative which students often assume to be the narrative.Read More »
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Spotlight bilingüe, La Revolución Mexicana / Bilingual Spotlight, The Mexican Revolution

Hundreds of people have visited EDSITEment’s spotlight on the Centennial of the Mexican Revolution 1910-2010 to learn about the first modern revolution of the twentieth century. It includes resources, featured EDSITEment lessons of relevance, glossary of terms, and sections studying traditional songs (with bilingual lyrics), muralist painting and history.Read More »