Here's an interesting way to teach history--with infographics! A previous pinner writes: "Life was pretty difficult for a sailor in the age of exploration, and every day was filled with hard work, and back breaking labour.
thinkmexican: “Columbus Didn’t Discover America - He Invaded It!” Chicano students from the University of Wisconsin at Madison protest Columbus Day on October the Columbus quincentennial. 500 years of resistance.
Most of us were taught that Christopher Columbus discovered America. Yet it is far from clear cut. There are alternative theories about who got here first — some well-documented, others much more flimsy in their scholarship. A new book probes their merits.
Who was Christopher Columbus? What are the facts? What are the myths? This interactive notebook lets your students examine history. Older students may conduct their own research. Younger students may use the information given. Interactive notebooks are a great way to get students involved in a creative way.