Class 4: Mission-Driven PBL

This week class will meet at Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education (OJMCHE) to tour the exhibition and begin discussion of our project to serve as instructional design consultants creating lessons for visitors to the Oregon Holocaust Memorial. With historical memorials in the news and neo-Nazis on the march, this community-based challenge will […]

Holy Propaganda Batman! Comic Book Covers and World War II

Sensation Comics Jan. No. 13 (Source) Overall I really enjoyed and found value in creating a document based lesson. This semester I’ve been reading, Lies My Teacher Told Me, by James W. Loewen and a quote that really stood out to me was, “What would we think of a course in poetry in which students […]

Triumph of the Will

Author: Sarah Wieking Target Students: 10th/11th Grade History Students Historical Skills: Sourcing and Contextualizing The Road to Nazi Power:  This lesson will be imbedded into a unit on World War II. Therefore, students should already know about the devastation that Germany faced in the post-WWI era. They will know that they endured a dramatic economic recession resulting […]