Teaching History with Museums: Strategies for K-12 Social Studies

2nd Edition

Alan S. Marcus, Jeremy D. Stoddard, Walter W. Woodward

Routledge
Published April 10, 2017
Textbook - 250 Pages
ISBN 9781138242494 - CAT# Y312164

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Summary

Teaching History with Museums, Second Edition provides an introduction and overview of the rich pedagogical power of museums and historic sites. With a collection of practical strategies and case studies, the authors provide educators with the tools needed to create successful learning experiences for students. The cases are designed to be adapted to any classroom, encouraging students to consider museums as historical accounts to be examined, questioned, and discussed.

Key updates to this revised edition and chapter features include:

  • New Chapter 9 captures the importance of art museums when teaching about the past.
  • Updated Chapter 10 addresses issues of technology, focused on visitors’ experiences in both physical and virtual museums.
  • New coverage of smaller, lesser known museums to allow readers to adapt cases to any of their own local sites.
  • Specific pre-visit, during visit, and post-visit activities for students at each museum.
  • Case reflections analyzing pitfalls and possibilities that can be applied more broadly to similar museums.
  • A listing of resources unique to the museum and history content for each chapter.

With this valuable textbook, educators will learn how to promote instruction in support of rigorous inquiry into the past and the goals of democratic values of tolerance and citizenship in the present.

 

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