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Resources for Spielvogel's Western Civ--Great Courses? Other suggestions?

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Has anyone coordinated Spielvogel's Western Civilization with The Great Courses Western Civ 1 and 2? If so, would you be willing to share your schedule? Lesson plans? Can you recommend anything else you liked to go along? I just made a sea change in our history plans, so I'm hoping to save some time on the front end. Thank you!

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I would also be interested, so bump!

i won’t be planning this class until DS leaves for the summer but in noodling around I found a Yale Open course that also seems to be relevant, though they of course use a different text. I’m going to try and work that one in because I’ve really liked the other Yale Open classes we’ve casually watched. 

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We use K12's high school world history text, not Spielvogel's, with GC Foundations of Western Civ (and also with GC History of the Ancient World: A Global Perspective), so I don't know if this will be relevant to you or not. But I don't even try to coordinate the book chapters with video sessions ... I just have them read through the text and watch the videos in order and take notes and discuss with me and write a paper or two. I figure by high school they have enough background knowledge of the sweep of world history (thanks to WTM) to make sense of the info even if it's not precisely coordinated. If this was their first round through world history, I might be more picky about it.

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