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    Latin American and Caribbean Studies at UW-MilwaukeeProfessional Development in Latin American History

    Each summer, the UW-Whitewater History department, in collaboration with the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the University of Wisconsin -Milwaukee, organizes a professional development workshop on Latin American History. Get more information about our upcoming events.

    Thinking Like a Historian

    Book: Thinking like a Historian

    Guide the next generation to think more deeply about the past - to think like historians.

    Do you love history? Are you fascinated and enthusiastic about studying or teaching history? With practical examples, engaging and effective lessons, and classroom activities that tie to essential questions, Thinking Like a Historian provides a framework to enhance and improve teaching and learning history. We invite you to use Thinking Like a Historian to bring history into your classroom or to reenergize your teaching of this crucial discipline in new ways.

    The contributors to Thinking Like a Historian are experienced historians and educators from elementary through university levels. This philosophical and pedagogical guide to history as a discipline uses published standards of the American Historical Association, the Organization of American Historians, the National Council for History Education, the National History Standards and state standards for Wisconsin and California.

    Product Details:

    Thinking Like a Historian
    by Nikki Mandell and Bobbie Malone
    Paperback: $29.95
    ISBN: 978-0-87020-438-8
    126 pages, b/w photos and illus., 9 x 11

    How to order:

    Wisconsin Historical Museum Shop located on the Capitol Square, 30 N. Carroll St., Madison, WI 53703.
    Or order by phone:
    Toll free: 888-999-1669
    In Madison: 608-264-6428

    Library and Classroom Orders:
    Contact the Chicago Distribution Center, 11030 S. Langley Ave., Chicago, IL 60628-3892.
    Phone (Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. CST): Toll free: 800-621-2736
    Fax: 800-621-8476 or 773-702-7212

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