AP U.S. History is a ‘race across time.’ That’s an outdated way to teach.
I walk into my Advanced Placement U.S. History class, excited to teach the Vietnam War, yet knowing I will fail.
My students may learn some basic information about the war from primary documents and get a sense of its horror of it from film clips. But they will not have time to make deep connections to our world today — to wonder deeply about whistleblowers and government secrets, to connect it to “forever” wars, or to consider the implications of war and peace in Ukraine today.
But I smile at my students and queue up my slides because there is no time to waste on doubt. I only have one day for this topic.
Read the full article here: https://ny.chalkbeat.org/2023/5/5/23711513/ap-us-history-present-recent-history-chronological-thematic ____________________________________________________
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