News Tag: History

Monday, February 08, 2016

Bob Bain quoted in story in The Atlantic on teaching history

Tags: bain, expertise, history, teaching and learning

“A Better Way to Teach History” in The Atlantic looks at different ways of teaching history in ways that are effective, exciting, and productive. Bob Bain is quoted on the ongoing debate over teaching facts versus skills, and advocates for the use of narrative.


Friday, November 02, 2012

Bob Bain and the Big History Project

Tags: bain, big history, digital signage, history

Bill Gates kicked off the Big History Project's educator beta program with a new page on his blog Gates Notes, noting the work of Bob Bain, associate professor at the University of Michigan School of Education, who designed the course for high schools.


Friday, November 02, 2012

Chauncey Monte-Sano’s book awarded prize from the American Historical Association

Tags: awards, digital signage, history, monte-sano

"Reading Like a Historian: Teaching Literacy in Middle and High School Classrooms" named one of American Association of University Professors Best of the Best at the 2012 ALA Conference


Friday, September 21, 2012

Jeffrey Mirel discusses teacher tenure on NPR's Marketplace

Tags: digital signage, history, k-12, mirel

Tenure began in the early 1900s, Mirel said, and "it gave teachers some job security in a world in which political allegiances mattered more than what you knew how to teach and your ability to teach it."


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