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Place-Based History Teacher Education During Covid: A Video Assignment

Place-Based History Teacher Education During Covid: A Video Assignment

By Paula Waatainen If you are taking a few minutes to read this blog, there’s a better than average chance that we share the habit of orienting ourselves to place when we...

Why Teach History: Part 5

Why Teach History: Part 5

Knowing and Understanding the Other Alan Sears, University of New Brunswick This five-part blog series is focused on articulating the humanizing and civic reasons for...

A Promise Broken:  Teaching Japanese Canadian history through the lens of dispossession

A Promise Broken: Teaching Japanese Canadian history through the lens of dispossession

"In 1942, the Canadian government uprooted and interned all people of Japanese descent living in coastal British Columbia. The following year, it authorized the sale of...

ICYMI - Engaged | Engagés - A CHA Webinar Series: Indigenizing the Teaching of North American History

ICYMI - Engaged | Engagés - A CHA Webinar Series: Indigenizing the Teaching of North American History

In light of the cancellation of Congress 2020, the CHA has organised a series of webinars to provide a virtual discussion forum for historians until they have the opportunity...

Why Teach History? Part 4

Why Teach History? Part 4

Engaging with Contemporary Issues Alan Sears, University of New Brunswick This blog series is focused on articulating the humanizing and civic reasons for teaching history....

Why Study History? - Part 3

Why Study History? - Part 3

Fostering Civic Reason Alan Sears, University of New Brunswick This blog series addresses the question, why is the study of history important? In the first installment, I...

Why Teach History? Part 2

Why Teach History? Part 2

Exploring the Nature of Truth Alan Sears, Faculty of Education, University of New Brunswick In an earlier blog I raised questions about the overweening focus of public...

Why Teach History? Part 1

Why Teach History? Part 1

Alan Sears, Faculty of Education, University of New Brunswick In June of 2020 the Minister of Education in Australia’s federal government announced the “Job Ready...

Teach my Research: Food, Colonization, and Religion in New France

Teach my Research: Food, Colonization, and Religion in New France

Mairi Cowan and Whitney Hahn Banner Image: Archives du Pôle culturel du Monastère des Ursulines, État de comptes 1672-1750, 1E,3,3,1,2, p.28r (detail). Used with...

What is historical thinking? Part III

What is historical thinking? Part III

By Lindsay Gibson   Historical thinking is a lot like critical thinking. It’s a term that everyone has heard, seen, and used, yet people often have varied and...

What is historical thinking? Part II

What is historical thinking? Part II

By Lindsay Gibson Historical thinking is a lot like critical thinking. It’s a term that almost everyone who teaches history has heard, seen, or used, yet there are varied...

What is historical thinking?

What is historical thinking?

By Lindsay Gibson Historical thinking is a lot like critical thinking. It’s a term that almost everyone who teaches history has heard, seen, or used, yet there are varied...

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