The public uses of history compete with school teaching from a position of strength, and therefore they must become part of school history curricula in order to give pupils the tools to critically evaluate them.
To pass judgement on the 'progress' or 'decline' of a society over time, a big-picture perspective on history is needed. These big-picture frameworks are also important for history teaching.
History educators insist on the power and critical importance of knowing history and thinking historically about our collective pasts. Should history education display more awareness of its own past?
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The current growth of nationalism is one of the greatest challenges in terms of history teaching today. Research confirms the influence of deeply-rooted nationalistic ways of thinking.
The new Turkish history curriculum, issued in 2017, has brought some innovations, but it still contains some of the deficiencies of the old curriculum. It does not adequately address international history...
On YouTube's Wissen2go channel, a journalist explains history and politics to half a million followers. The Russian Revolution is in high range of popularity. Why are there so many viewers and what does this say about teaching history?
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The question in History Didactics isn't always so much as what the students need to know but what a history teacher actually needs to know in order to be able to work successfully.
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Issue: Educational Content. In Greece we tend to have rather “passionate debates over the national past” than about history education as a whole. Thus, discussion about the methodology of teaching history has developed...
Humanity has been confronted with many problems. In order to solve these issues, peace education can help students to develop skills...
Togetherness and differentiation are key concepts in inclusive education. How can they be applied to history teaching, while considering at the same time the specifics of the subjects?