Tag Archives: Think Alouds

Eight Guys From Trenton (cont’d)

A couple of years ago I wrote a piece for the blog on my favorite eight guys from Trenton. I have updated information on these fellows. I still don’t know who they are, but I know a lot more than … Continue reading

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Historical Thinking Submerged

A second project I want to highlight from my graduate seminar Teaching History in the Digital Age is by Kurt Knoerl. Kurt is the owner and webmaster of the Museum of Underwater Archaeology and one of the PhD students in … Continue reading

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Me Media

A couple of summers ago I gave a series of workshops under the aegis of the various Teaching American History grants that the Center for History and New Media runs in conjunction with area school districts. One set of those … Continue reading

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Eight Guys From Trenton

Ever since I first encountered the work of Sam Wineburg, I’ve tried to incorporate “think alouds” into my teaching as a way of getting my students to see how it is that we construct historical understanding. At first, I tried … Continue reading

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