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1.  yllabi Request - Innovative approaches to organizing a US History survey course...

Posted 03-24-2017 06:28:00 AM
I am a high school history teacher, and I am dealing with the classic problem of too much content and too little time.  My colleagues and I are looking to revise our US History course.  Any innovative approaches to dealing with this classic problem?  Thanks for your help!

J. Kenneth Braxton
jkbraxton@gmail.com

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J. Kenneth Braxton
Boston, Massachusetts
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2.  RE: yllabi Request - Innovative approaches to organizing a US History survey course...

Posted 05-13-2017 12:05:00 PM
Hello!
I'm sorry to hear about your department's problem regarding time.
I don't know if you have come across this website yet, but I have found it to be very helpful with my middle school history class!


How Do You Organize a U.S. History Survey Course? | Teachinghistory.org
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How Do You Organize a U.S. History Survey Course? | Teachinghistory.org
The 9th grade curriculum I created for my U.S. history course utilizes a thematic approach. It is based off of a curriculum by Mary Connor. The themes include "The American Character and Belief System," "The Immigration Experience," "20th Century Conflict," and a large theme entitled "The Struggle for Equality."
View this on Teachinghistory >

I
 hope this is helpful. Best of luck to you and your Social Studies department!

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Julia Gowen
Cincinnati OH
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