“Back When God Was Around and Everything”: Elementary Children’s Understanding of Historical Time

@article{Barton1996BackWG,
  title={“Back When God Was Around and Everything”: Elementary Children’s Understanding of Historical Time},
  author={Keith C. Barton and Linda S. Levstik},
  journal={American Educational Research Journal},
  year={1996},
  volume={33},
  pages={419 - 454}
}
In order to investigate elementary children’s understanding of historical time, we conducted open–ended interviews with 58 children from kindergarten through sixth grade. In order to overcome the limitations of previous research in this area, we asked children to place pictures from various periods of American history in order and to talk about their reasoning. We found that even the youngest children made some basic distinctions in historical time and that those became increasingly… Expand
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