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Today, I debuted a new lesson on the Second Plague Pandemic. While it is definitely a work in progress, I was excited to do more than survive the day. For this lesson my goal was for students to understand more about the medieval Eurasian plague, while also wrapping their minds around how the construction of […]
Preparing to teach World History can be overwhelming, and this year’s uncertainty—for families, for schools, and for society—intensifies this. Attempting “coverage” of World History is a fool’s game in the best of times, and its impossibility is fully manifest amidst the disruption that is 2020. The evergreen lesson is simple: putting primary sources in front […]
Lesson plan introducing students to the history of racial thinking in the early modern Atlantic world and encouraging them to think critically about the constructed nature of racial ideas.
A one to two period lesson plan that introduces World History students to a sophisticated definition of capitalism.