The World History Teacher’s Guide contains detailed information about teaching to the big ideas, suggestions for multiple classroom use, 76 mini cases, and guidelines for using World History in a case study format. This comprehensive resource, provided in PDF format, demonstrates the many ways in which teaching for thinking may be implemented with World History materials.

WORLD HISTORY TEACHER’S GUIDE
TABLE OF CONTENTS

I INTRODUCTION TO THE CD-ROM 4
What are the big ideas? 4
  Performance skills 5
  Performance criteria 7
  World History CD-ROM contents 7
  World History chapter contents 10
  Operation and navigation 15
     
II TEACHING STRATEGIES 16
  Whole class viewing 16
  Individual viewing in a computer lab 17
  Small group viewing 17
  Independent self-paced study on selected topics 18
  Enrichment in home assignments 18
  Using a case study approach 19
  Introduction to case method teaching 19
      Cases in Chapter 1: View from the 21st century: 23
      Cases in Chapter 2: The Paleoliths 27
      Cases in Chapter 3: The Neoliths 32
      Cases in Chapter 4: Ancient Civilizations 37
      Cases in Chapter 5: The Middle Ages 65
      Cases in Chapter 6: The Renaissance 72
      Cases in Chapter 7: The Enlightenment 78
      Cases in Chapter 8: Twentieth Century: First Half 85
      Cases in Chapter 9: Twentieth Century: Second Half 91
     
III SUPPLEMENTARY TEACHING MATERIALS 99
     
IV EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT 100
  Student presentations, project work, written assignments and field studies 102
  Using follow-up activities as qualitative assessment tools 102
  Self-evaluation tools 104

 

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