Monday, 24 August 2015
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 http://citedpodcast.com/historical-thinking/
You may also be interested in The Other Climate Change Consensus, the final podcast in the past season, at http://citedpodcast.com/episode-7-the-other-climate-change-consensus/#more-459
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