Monday, 24 August 2015

Cited: Who Killed Canadian History?

Are you interested in the context of your family history?

Using the title of Jack Granatstein's 1998 book, an episode aired last March from Cited, a weekly radio documentary program from the University of British Columbia, looks at "From the Hertiage Minutes/Drake mashup, to Harper's grand historical narrative; we debate Canadian history and how it ought to be taught."

The section that drew may attention was the Historical Thinking Project and its 6 key elements being adopted in history education: establish historical significance, use primary source evidence, identify continuity and change, analyze cause and consequence, take historical perspectives, and understand the ethical dimension of historical interpretations.

Check it out as a podcast at

You may also be interested in The Other Climate Change Consensus, the final podcast in the past season, at

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