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Active History Blog Series on Historical Thinking Project

From March 17 to 21, 2014, published a series of articles on historical thinking following the announcement of the end of the Historical Thinking Project, led by Peter Seixas, as of March 31, 2013:

Introduction to series: Lessons from the Past, Promises for the Future: Reflections on Historical Thinking in Canadian History (Tom Peace) 

History Education in Canada without Historical Thinking? A worrisome prospect (Heather McGregor)

Historical Thinking in the Secondary School Classroom (Lindsay Gibson)

Democratically Creating Historical Thinking for the Common Good (Stanley Hallman-Chong)

Historical Thinking and Teacher Professional Development: The Poor Cousin of Curriculum Reform (Carla Peck)

Synthesis and Fragmentation: the Case of Historians as Undergraduate Teachers (Ruth Sandwell)

The Necessity of Historical Thinking in Museums (Elisabeth Tower)

Understanding Historical Thinking with Canadians and their Pasts (Del Muise, Marg Conrad, Gerry Friesen)

Teaching History: Historical Consciousness and Quebec’s Youth (Jocelyn Létourneau)
(and the French version on, Partir de la conscience historique des jeunes pour leur enseigner l’histoire)

The Need for Professional Development and Support for Teachers (Jill Colyer)

After All is Said and Done (Peter Seixas)

As part of Active History’s Historical Thinking Week, the History Slam Podcast looked into how history is taught in high school. Series by Sean Graham.

Historical Thinking and Teaching History