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Title The Teaching American History project : lessons for history educators and historians / edited by Rachel G. Ragland, Kelly A. Woestman.
Imprint New York : Routledge, 2009.

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  E175.8 .T413 2009    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  E175.8 .T413 2009    AVAILABLE  
Subject Teaching American History (Project)
United States -- History -- Study and teaching.
Alt Name Ragland, Rachel G.
Woestman, Kelly A.
Teaching American History (Project)
Description xviii, 333 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword: The Teaching American History program: a venerable past and a challenging future / Sam Wineburg -- Preface / Rachel G. Ragland and Kelly A. Woestman -- Pt. I: Emerging practices for historians: introduction. Teachers as historians: a historian's experiences with TAH Projects / Kelly A. Woestman ; A new focus for the history professoriate: professional development for history teachers as professional development for historians / Peter B. Knupper ; Engaging at-risk students: teaching American military history / G. I. Seligmann ; Lost in translation: the use of primary sources in teaching history / Laura M. Westhoff -- Pt. II: Emerging practices for classroom teachers: introduction. Through the lens of local history: enriching instruction using regional primary sources / Donald D. Owen and Katherine Barbour ; Introducing teachers to archives and archivists (and vice versa) / Tim Rives ; Teachers' voices in Teaching American History projects / David Gerwin ; History in every classroom: setting a K-5 precedent / Elise Fillpot -- Pt. III: Emerging practices for professional development: introduction. Teaching American History projects in Illinois: a comparative analysis of professional development models / Rachel G. Ragland ; Finding common ground: conditions for effective collaboration between education and history faculty in teacher professional development / Dawn Abt-Perkins ; Designing and implementing content-based professional development for teachers of American history / Ann Marie Ryan and Frank Valadez ; Artifacts as inspiration: building connections between museum educators and classroom teachers / D. Lynn McRainey and Heidi Moisan ; How to evaluate Teaching American History projects / Emily Lai, Julie Kearney, and Donald Yarbrough -- Pt. IV: Emerging practices in the larger perspective: introduction. Mirrors, mutuality of interest, and opportunities to learn: the TAH program, assessment, and faculty / Robert E. Rook ; Teaching American History: observations from the fringes / Cary D. Wintz.
ISBN 9780415988810 (hbk.)
0415988810 (hbk.)
9780415988827 (pbk.)
0415988829 (pbk.)
9780203878200 (ebk.)
0203878205 (ebk.)
OCLC # 176946381
Table of Contents
 Foreword: The Teaching American History Program: A Venerable Past and a Challenging Future / Sam Wineburg 
 Preface / Rachel G. Ragland, Kelly A. Woestman 
Pt. IEmerging Practices for Historians: Introduction1
1Teachers as Historians: A Historian's Experiences with TAH Projects / Kelly A. Woestman5
2A New Focus for the History Professoriate: Professional Development for History Teachers as Professional Development for Historians / Peter B. Knupfer29
3Engaging At-Risk Students: Teaching American Military History / G. L. Seligmann47
4Lost in Translation: The Use of Primary Sources in Teaching History / Laura M. Westhoff62
Pt. IIEmerging Practices for Classroom Teachers: Introduction79
5Through the Lens of Local History: Enriching Instruction Using Regional Primary Sources / Donald D. Owen, Katherine Barbour83
6Introducing Teachers to Archives and Archivists (and Vice Versa) / Tim Rives104
7Teachers' Voices in Teaching American History Projects / David Gerwin119
8History in Every Classroom: Setting a K-5 Precedent / Elise F1Llpot137
Pt. IIIEmerging Practices for Professional Development: Introduction159
9Teaching American History Projects in Illinois: A Comparative Analysis of Professional Development Models / Rachel G. Ragland163
10Finding Common Ground: Conditions for Effective Collaboration Between Education and History Faculty in Teacher Professional Development / Dawn Abt-Perkins202
11Designing and Implementing Content-Based Professional Development for Teachers of American History / Ann Marie Ryan, Frank Valadez216
12Artifacts as Inspiration: Building Connections Between Museum Educators and Classroom Teachers / D. Lynn Mcrainey, Heidi Moisan240
13How to Evaluate Teaching American History Projects / Emily Lai, Julie Kearney, Donald Yarbrough265
Pt. IVEmerging Practices in the Larger Perspective: Introduction283
14Mirrors, Mutuality of Interest, and Opportunities to Learn: The TAH Program, Assessment, and Faculty / Robert E. Rook285
15Teaching American History: Observations from the Fringes / Cary D. Wintz301
 Contributors319
 Index321


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