Teaching American History in a Global Context

Teaching American History in a Global Context

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This comprehensive resource is an invaluable teaching aid for adding a global dimension to students' understanding of American history. It includes a wide range of materials from scholarly articles and reports to original syllabi and ready-to-use lesson plans to guide teachers in enlarging the frame of introductory American history courses to an international view.The contributors include well-known American history scholars as well as gifted classroom teachers, and the book's emphasis on immigration, race, and gender points to ways for teachers to integrate international and multicultural education, America in the World, and the World in America in their courses. The book also includes a 'Views from Abroad' section that examines problems and strategies for teaching American history to foreign audiences or recent immigrants. A comprehensive, annotated guide directs teachers to additional print and online resources.Some committee members contended that citizenship was the goal of social studies and that that goal could not be ... While one book was found for 9th grade, as expected, we found no single book or series that integrated United States and anbsp;...

Title:Teaching American History in a Global Context
Author:Carl J. Guarneri, Jim Davis
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-07-17


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