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Tag Archive for ‘Narratives (Narrative)’
Sounding the Silences: History, Revision and Inclusion
Histories, like narratives in general, can foreground or exclude. The choice of narrative subject is an inclusory and an exclusionary gesture.
Finding Indigenous Perspectives in Quebec’s History Curriculum
Quebec’s history curriculum prior to 1996 shows that little consideration was given to Indigenous history.
Frameworks of Knowledge and the “Big Picture”
Although many history educators agree that one of the purposes of school history should be to help students assemble the historical knowledge into coherent “big picture” historical narratives…
Who Owns the Museum Narrative?
Who owns the museum narrative? The museum and its management, or the public? Is there only one narrative with the management being responsible for its dissemination?
Make It Strange — History as an Enigma, not a Mirror
History educators insist on the power and critical importance of knowing history and thinking historically about our collective pasts. Should history education display more awareness of its own past?
What Makes the World Change? Young People and History
Street demonstrations and movements that have occupied schools and universities have moved the Brazilian political scene. Traditionally, young people have been regarded as the embodiment of novelty and change.