|Causation: One of the 5cs of historical thinking|
Jonathan Gold, a middle school teacher at Moses Brown School in Providence, Rhode Island, appears to be doing some very good things in his history classroom. Over at the “Teaching Tolerance” blog of the Southern Poverty Law Center, Gold writes about the ways he tries to expand his students’ thinking about significance and bias in history.
Yes, these higher-order historical thinking skill can take place in the middle school classroom.
Here is a taste of Gold’s piece: