Teaching American history
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You hope that your professors will be good speakers who can keep your interest for at least the length of a class period, but more often than not, you’ll have a teacher or two each semester who drones on and on and doesn’t make you feel passionate about the subject. They could take tips from these speakers who have inspired thousands or even millions of people around the world, some even long after they’ve died. Here are 50 incredible, historical speeches you should watch online.
Using these themes* in your classroom will give your lessons focus and your students a working paradigm from which to create and construct meaning to the large amount of content that is covered in a US History course.
August 7, 2012
What to teach: conceptual frameworks