My Patheos column usually appears on Wednesday, but the powers-that-be at Patheos have decided to post it a day early over at the Washington Post.
Here is a taste:
Last week I was in Georgia leading a workshop on colonial American history for a group of forty elementary school social studies teachers from the Savannah Public School District. During the question and answer session one of the teachers, clearly with this week’s lesson plan in mind, asked for advice on how to teach her students about Thanksgiving. History professors are critics by nature, so my initial reaction was to tell this teacher to make sure that she spent the class period debunking all the popular myths about Thanksgiving….
Read the rest here.
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