Social Studies Close this window

Carla Peck: Benchmarks of Historical Thinking: An Introduction to the Framework and Project (Part 4)

Duration: 7 minutes, 2 seconds

Why are some events in the curriculum and not others? Carla Peck explains that the criteria for determining historical significance depend on perspective and purpose, and may vary over time. She describes how teachers can engage students by inviting them to reflect on those factors at work. (presentation at the 2007 Alberta Education Social Studies Summer Institute)

See a biography of Carla Peck

Last updated: May 30, 2008 | (Revision History)
Copyright | Feedback
Back to top