In this presentation, Lindsay Gibson discusses reflects on how history education has changed in Canada.
This presentation by Lindsay Gibson is part of the “Making the Case for History Education” Panel at the 10th Canada’s History Forum, Making History Relevant that was held on November 21, 2017 at the Canadian Museum of History. This event was organized by Canada’s National History Society and the National Council on Public History.
Lindsay Gibson is an Assistant Professor of Social Studies Education in the Department of Elementary Education at the University of Alberta. For twelve years he taught secondary history and social studies and worked as a curriculum consultant in School District No. 23 (Kelowna, British Columbia). Gibson has worked with the Historical Th inking Project since 2008 and organized the 2016 and 2017 Historical Th inking Summer Institutes. Gibson also works with Th e Critical Th inking Consortium (TC2) on a variety of history education projects, and is currently working on the writing teams for the new K-12 social studies curriculum being developed in B.C. and Alberta.