Category: World History

10 Final Tips for Paper 3

Why study history? The answer is because we virtually must, to gain access to the laboratory of human experience. When we study it reasonably well, and so acquire some usable habits of mind, as well as some basic data about the forces that affect our own lives, we emerge with relevant skills and an enhanced ...

10 Final Tips for “Papers 1 & 2 Eve”

______ __ Dear class of 2013, Among all the other tips and training you have endured over the past 2 years, here are 10 final tips for your review:   1. Make sure you review these materials (all from your review folder), at least briefly, as a part of your final skim and scan of ...

Don’t Be (Too) Evil

I am a world history teacher. I am also a modern learning advocate. Among the many things this suggests, it implies I recognize the damage that standardized testing does to our students and our educational system. As a popular infographic posted on 9GAG (of all places) argues, limited homework and limited standardized testing are likely ...