The ‘tulip age’ was in Turkey generally known and taught as a period of pleasure and entertainment in Ottoman history.
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OER – An Alternative Teaching Tool?
Abstract: This article adds a concrete aspect to the discussion on the design of teaching materials. It explores the question of whether and how Open Educational Resources can replace traditional… Read More ›
Cracking the Canon, Escaping Curriculum
Abstract: In order to survive the tight embrace of content stuffed curricula, teachers need to find ways to serve the discipline of history while meeting the needs and interests of… Read More ›
Daring to Teach the Civil War in Lebanon
Abstract: The national curriculum in Lebanon has remained unchanged since 1997. Not only is the 1975-1990 civil war a highly sensitive historical event, but the national education system has made… Read More ›
Building Skills for Life Through Controversial Events
Abstract: Eleni Zanou from Cyprus presents her motivations for teaching history ‘unconventionally’. She explains that using the one and only textbook entails many risks – such as the lack of… Read More ›
Creating an Arab Lens to Learning World History
Abstract: Jordanian teachers in private schools are in most cases teaching historical content seen as significant by the writers of these international curricula. As a result of this unusual situation,… Read More ›
Agencies of Public History: School Teachers
Teachers from Jordan, Cyprus, Lebanon and Turkey share the risks they took in the pedagogies they pioneered and histories they unveiled.