Why Don’t More History Teachers Engage Students in Interpretation?

@inproceedings{Barton2015WhyDM,
  title={Why Don’t More History Teachers Engage Students in Interpretation?},
  author={Keith C. Barton and Linda S. Levstik},
  year={2015}
}
Over the past fifteen years, a great deal of attention has been devoted to the reform of history teaching. Although advocates of reform come from a variety of backgrounds, most share a belief that students' encounters with history should center on the process of historical interpretation. From this perspective, there is little point in simply transmitting a story of the past to students in hopes they will remember and repeat it. Instead, students should learn how such stories are developed in… Expand
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