Abstract: This article adds a concrete aspect to the discussion on the design of teaching materials. It explores the question of whether and how Open Educational Resources can replace traditional... Read More ›
Abstract: In order to survive the tight embrace of content stuffed curricula, teachers need to find ways to serve the discipline of history while meeting the needs and interests of... Read More ›
Abstract: The national curriculum in Lebanon has remained unchanged since 1997. Not only is the 1975-1990 civil war a highly sensitive historical event, but the national education system has made... Read More ›
Abstract: Eleni Zanou from Cyprus presents her motivations for teaching history ‘unconventionally’. She explains that using the one and only textbook entails many risks – such as the lack of... Read More ›
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Teachers from Jordan, Cyprus, Lebanon and Turkey share the risks they took in the pedagogies they pioneered and histories they unveiled.