As I continue to develop my Junior Historians curriculum at Harlem Academy, it is important to stop and take stock of what is working, what needs improvement, and what new ideas can be incorporated. This past fall two graduate students at the Klingenstein School at Teachers College, in conjunction with Harlem Academy's Head of School and Development Office, drafted a case study on the work that my junior historians and I do in history class.
I am proud of the results and wanted to share them here with you.
"How can U.S. history teachers help students develop core skills in reading, writing, and critical thinking? Sean Robertson, Harlem Academy’s lead middle school history teacher and an eight-year veteran of the school, has taken an innovative approach to this question."
To read the rest, click here to go to the article on Harlem Academy's website.