World History

Civitas Teachers Manual

Contributor: Austin Shenk | File type : Teaching Material

The teachers' manual gives instructions for playing the classroom game of civilization-building. Download the manual, preview it below, or Download an editable version For an explanation of C... Read More

Civitas Components

Contributor: Austin Shenk | File type : Teaching Material

This zip folder contains the printable components for Civitas: Cards representing wood, grain, ore, and other supplies The continent image Cards representing soldiers, cities, and schools ... Read More

Civitas: A Classroom Game for Learning How Civilizations Grow

Contributor: Austin Shenk | Length : 3 | File type : Video

What does it take to sustain a city? How can your students appreciate the work and resources required to make their daily lives comfortable? Austin wanted to send his students into the wilderness to e... Read More

Civitas

Civitas is a classroom game in which students develop their understanding of the work needed to support a civilization.

World History Culmination Project

Contributor: Byron Dueck | File type : Teaching Material

This document outlines ideas for a final project in world history, and provides topic ideas and guidelines that apply across projects. Download the document or view it below. ... Read More

The Russian Mennonite Story: The Bitter End

Contributor: Chester Weaver | File type : Curricular

Thousands upon thousands of Russian Mennonites perished in Russia from 1917 until the 1980s. Summary of the six turbulent times The Civil War of 1917 – 1920 and the famine of 1921 – 1922 ... Read More

Mennonite Holocaust Perpetrators?

Contributor: Chester Weaver | File type : Article

Mennonites as Holocaust perpetrators? Did Mennonites actually help destroy Jews? Yes, unfortunately so. Recent research is uncovering this unsavory truth, too long hidden in darkness. Consider the ... Read More

A Context for Learning: Using Current Events in the Classroom to Spark Student Interest

Contributor: Colin Martin | Length : 6 | File type : Video

What's a tariff? Why should your students care? Several years ago, says Colin, his students would have learned the definition of this term and moved on without understanding its importance. But bec... Read More

History Workshops Part 1

Contributor: Steve Overholt | Length : 48 | File type : Audio

What are the reasons that we study history? What is history? Is it what happened or what we think happened? How do we dig through bias and teach what really happened? Also, discover a few fascinating ... Read More

History Workshops Part 2

Contributor: Steve Overholt | Length : 39 | File type : Audio

What are the reasons that we study history? What is history? Is it what happened or what we think happened? How do we dig through bias and teach what really happened? Also, discover a few fascinating ... Read More