GOOD magazine launched its “Best of 2012” with highlights from the Zinn Education Project for teaching people’s history. The article lists a few of the lessons, films, articles, and books that were most popular with teachers visiting the Zinn Education Project website in 2012.
“Do you remember anything about your history textbook other than how heavy it was? If so, it might be a few names of famous people who singlehandedly made history, and dates of glorified wars. As historian Ray Raphael explains, ‘In textbooks students learn that a handful of celebrated personalities make things happen, the rest only tag along; a few write the scripts, the rest just deliver their lines.'”
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