Cuba Libre: An Island in the Imperialist Sea

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Conquest or Westward Expansion?: Native Americans and the Stories We Tell

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The Americas: A Free, Open Textbook in Progress

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United Arab Emirates Case Study: How would you diversify your single resource economy?

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Open Ended Social Studies on YouTube: The Inca

Check out the inaugural episode of the Open Ended Social Studies YouTube series on the Inca.  It’s a great supplement to our featured lesson on the Inca.  Continue reading “Open Ended Social Studies on YouTube: The Inca”

July 27, 2016: New Horizons in South America and Beyond

 

This may have looked like a blog about some dude’s vacation.  And I won’t lie, I’ve absolutely enjoyed myself out here.  But it has been so much more than just a trip through South America…  The reason I wanted to be here – and the reason that Fund for Teachers so generously funded my research – is that there is something seriously lacking in the historical and cultural education of our students, at least in the United States where I teach. Continue reading “July 27, 2016: New Horizons in South America and Beyond”