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As Barbados celebrates 350 years of established parliamentary government, this concise and authoritative history makes a timely appearance, covering the period from the first human settlement by the Amerindians to the present day. Social, political, and economic themes run throughout the book, including detailed aspects of early English colonization, the emergence and eventual abolition of the slave trade, and the development and growth of the sugar industry. Professor Beckles emphasizes the struggles for social equality, civil rights, and material betterment, detailing their continuous flow through the island's history since 1627.
Mentoring and "reflective practice" have become central elements in the development of teacher learning. This book examines the processes which support mentors, in-service co-ordinators and heads of history departments in their professional developmental work with student teachers, newly qualified teachers and experienced colleagues. Key aspects of mentoring are examined, and the book offers practical guidance on topics such as "collaborative teaching", "observation', and "discursive mentoring".;Other issues such as: appraisal, departmental reviewing and the management of quality and curriculum development are also considered within the framework of history teaching and learning. The book offers a practical guide for teachers, mentors and heads of history, and those engaged in providing mentor training and development, and INSET co-ordinators.
Surveys significant events in the history of civil rights, military conflicts, economics, international relations, legislation, and social reform in the twentieth century.
The Illustrated Living History series offers a close look at how Native Americans, explorers, and colonists lived their everyday lives in the America of the 16th-19th centuries. Each title in the series, especially created for grades 5 to 10, has been carefully researched for authentic detail and accurately illustrated to help young readers have fun discovering America's earliest history and development.
Intended for revision purposes, this book presents the key facts of GCSE modern world history. It covers all topics in timed stages to make sure students stay on course and shows how to approach typical exam questions for the best results.
A sensitive and timely account of this central topic of twentieth century history, Israel and the Arabs deals with the conflict in the Middle East and the historical events that led up to it. For this revised edition the author has added a number of primary sources, and questions to encourage readers to examine the situations and events.
Until recently, history was sometimes seen as being inappropriate for young children. Increasingly, however, teachers are discovering that children enjoy finding out about the past, and that teaching history can be an integral part of good practice.;Parts 1 and 2 of this book explore the context for teaching history in the early years, including sections on: understanding change over time; interpretations of the past; and deductions and inferences from sources. Parts 3, 4 and 5 present a range of practical strategies and activities through which teachers can work to develop children's historical thinking. Part 3 concentrates on organization, planning and assessment, including how history can be related to other areas of the curriculum and cross-curricular themes. Also in Part 3 is a detailed section on planning a unit of study, which offers step-by-step guidance for busy teachers. Part 4 looks at how these strategies can work in practice, through four case studies: year 2/3 - memories of childhood - the Victorians; year 2 - a class museum; year 1 - castles; children with severe learning difficulties - a Victorian kitchen.
This text covers Study Unit 2, the making of the UK, 1500-1750, and Study Unit 5, the French Revolution and Napoleon. It contains frequent connections pages ensuring that students are made aware of similarities and differences between the two topics.
This book is intended for ages 8-14. Young readers will enjoy this sensitively written new book about Columbus; famous journey and the results of his interaction with the indigenous people he encountered. Its features include: full-colour maps of the journey; native American culture and customs before and after Columbus' arrival; the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria; the evolution of the world map; the duties and superstitions of the crew, as well as how they dealt with hardships; how the New World affected Spain's economy; and an authentic recipe.
A detailed, unbiased examination of the historical background to one of the world's current trouble spots. Ages 11-16.
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