There is a lively and extensive body of literature that can inform and support efforts to prepare teachers to teach for historical thinking. Below are some of our favorites that are available to all with a click of the mouse.
- Ashby, Rosalyn, Lee, Peter & Shemilt, Denis. “Putting principles into practice: Teaching and planning.” How Students Learn: History in the Classroom. (2005). http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?isbn=0309089484&page=79 (retrieved, August 15, 2006).
- Bain, Robert B. “They thought the world was flat: applying the principles of HPL in teaching high school history.” How Students Learn: History in the Classroom. (2005). http://books.nap.edu/openbook.php?isbn=0309089484&page=179
- Cohen, Daniel J. & Rosenzweig, Roy. “No Computer Left Behind.” (February 24, 2006). http://chnm.gmu.edu/resources/essays/d/38
- Collins, Allan, Brown, John Seely & Holum, Ann. “Cognitive Apprenticeship: Making Thinking Visible.” American Educator. (Winter 1991). http://www.21learn.org/arch/articles/brown_seely.html (retrieved August 15, 2006).
- Curtis, James. “Making Sense of Documentary Photography.” History Matters: The U.S. Survey Course on the Web. (June 2003). http://historymatters.gmu.edu/mse/Photos/.
- VanSledright, Bruce A. “Can 10 year olds learn to investigate history as historians do?” (August 2000). http://www.oah.org/pubs/nl/2000aug/vansledright.html
- Wineburg, Sam. “Historical Thinking and Other UnNatural Acts.” Phi Delta Kappan. (Winter 1999). http://www.pdkintl.org/kappan/kwin9903.htm
- Wineburg, Sam & Martin, Daisy. “Reading and Rewriting History.” Educational Leadership. (September 2004). http://www.ascd.org/authors/ed_lead/el200409_wineburg.html
- Lee, Peter. “Putting Principles into practice: Understanding history.” How Students Learn: History in the Classroom. (2005). http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?isbn=0309089484&page=31
- Wiggins, Grant. “The Futility of Trying to Teach Everything of Importance.” Educational Leadership. (November 1989). www.elm.maine.edu/library/pdf/futility.pdf