Too often today, students have to sit idly in a history classroom listening to a lecture or reading out of a textbook which is why many people in society (adults and children alike) do not like or understand the complexity of history. This article argues that in order for students to be engaged in "doing" history in the classroom, they need to take part in problem-based learning (pbl) activities using primary sources from the past.
"Engagement in the History Classroom: Problem-Based Learning and Primary Sources,"
The Councilor: A Journal of the Social Studies: Vol. 73:
1, Article 3.
Available at: https://thekeep.eiu.edu/the_councilor/vol73/iss1/3
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