"Taking the Mystery Out of History and Social Sciences"
In the wrong hands, an American history class can be one of mindless memorization, rote recitation, and exposure to only one perspective of the historical narrative. If this is the case, a student can easily become confused and will learn nothing.
To tackle these hurdles, I employ items such as visual aids, charts, and maps, differing accounts of events, primary documents regarding these events, and a variety of other items to help bring life and interest to the subject matter. ... More