WEEK 2: EDUCATION
WHAT WE TEACH
If you’ve ever changed schools in the middle of the year, you may have noticed minor differences in curriculum between districts. However, imagine moving from a predominately white high school in Texas, to a more diverse school in California.
You may not think much about the vast ways in which the exact same material can vary depending on a pupil’s school, district and instructional materials. Today we will examine how textbooks, authors and state legislation, collectively “what we teach,” impacts our world view and understanding of history.
WE CHALLENGE YOU TO TAKE...