Comment on “What Are Historical Facts, P. 331-335” Kayla Mizelle by blogrh

Nice summary and commentary, Kayla. I like how you found a picture of Dr. Becker as well.

In your last sentence, you write about the ability to make “assumptions and affirmations.” Could you explore that notion more, and explain how those assumptions and affirmations are built upon evidence? Students will need to avoid making such assumptions and affirmations if the evidence contradicts their beliefs, no?

Again, this is a well-written post that not only helps readers understand Becker’s writing; it also offers your take on his subject and how you can use it in your life as an educator. RH

Dunkirk and post information, by R. Hirsh

by Richard Hirsh The evacuation of British troops from Dunkirk in May and June 1940 remains a story worthy of a 2017 blockbuster movie (written, co-produced, and directed by Christopher Nolan), no less of serious historical discussion.  During this class, we will examine the standard narrative of Dunkirk (as presented in the movie and in…