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Hiroo Onoda’s Scrapbook – Practicing POV and Chronolization

April 8, 2015

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This week in WHAP students are reading about Nation Building in east Asia and the Pacific rim post WWII.  In addition to the chapter reading, students read about Hiroo Onoda, a Japanese soldier who did not surrender his post in the Philopines during WWII until 29 years after the official end.  The NY times article (found […]

Harkness Discussion of Just War Theory and the World Wars

March 12, 2015

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This past week in AP World History I introduced the concept of Just War Theory to the class as we explored Period 6 of the AP World History Curriculum.  Specifically, themes surrounding WWI and WWII.  Students engaged in a Harkness style discussion applying Just War Theory concepts to WWI and WWII.  To prep, I gave them a […]

Mapping the Columbian Exchange and Globalization – Mental Maps

December 23, 2014

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I’ve found myself using mental maps with students quite more than I have in the past – asking them to visually represent a topic or idea we are working on in class.  There are some great digital tools to do this, however I’ve found that in a school that isn’t 1:1, students do best with making a […]