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Educational Foundations and Curriculum

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In February 1935 the Washington Education Joumal carried a brief article under the title of "World History, 'What's It All About?'" Since then several letters have come from world history teachers from within the state. Frankly, they have caused some embarrassment. In almost one accord they have chided the writer with pointing out some of the problems relative to presenting world history without giving a hint as to possible remedial measures. The following suggestions no doubt represent methods which are being employed by all history teachers either directly or indirectly. They are neither new nor unique. However, they may help to emphasize procedures that are current and practical and they will at least constitute answers for those who persist in making embarrassing inquiries.


This article was originally published in Washington Education Journal.


Washington Education Journal