May 7 2012

Who Would Live In A Pyramid Like This?

Episode 5 of our free look inside the History At Our House classroom is here!

Did you know that the first Moon landing happened closer to Cleopatra's lifetime than the building of the Pyramids? To her, they were Ancient History! Why did these Ancient Egyptians build these great monuments - and, perhaps more importantly, why did they stop?

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April 30 2012

The Thucydidean Approach to History

Episode 4 of our free look inside the History At Our House classroom. This week: we look at what the historian Thucydides had to say about the approach to history, in contrast to Ranke (who we had a look at last week). In a way, the Thucydidean approach underlies a lot of what goes on at History At Our House: looking at history as something that teaches us about values - what matters, and how it is won and how it is lost.

April 23 2012

Subjectivism vs History

Episode 3 of our free look inside the History At Our House classroom. This week: Subjectivism vs History - how the Rankean approach to history left us with a subjectivist attitude towards history. Part of what we do here at History At Our House is to oppose both sides of this debate on how to study history. Find out more at http://historyatourhouse.com/?page_id=318

April 16 2012

BC and AD: A Secular Introduction for Lower Elementary Students

April 8 2012

High School - The Value of History

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