A Passion for the Past: Creative Teaching of U.S. History

A Passion for the Past: Creative Teaching of U.S. History

by James A Percoco
     
 

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James Percoco demonstrates how, using applied history, you can bring to life the people, places, and events of our nation's history, inspiring in your students a passion for the past.See more details below

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Overview

James Percoco demonstrates how, using applied history, you can bring to life the people, places, and events of our nation's history, inspiring in your students a passion for the past.

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“The real secret of the Percoco classroom magic is that unbeatable combination of a love of teaching and an all-out love of his subject.”–David McCullough

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780325000619
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
11/06/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
149
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.36(d)
Age Range:
13 - 15 Years

Meet the Author

James Percoco teaches United States and applied history at West Springfield High School in Springfield, Virginia. The recipient of numerous education awards, Percoco was named Outstanding Social Studies Teacher of the Year at the 1993 Walt Disney Company American Teacher Awards. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the National Council for History Education and has been an educational consultant to the National Archives, the National Gallery of Art, the National Park Service, and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund.

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