AHA Member Spotlight: James W. Fraser
Matthew Keough | Apr 8, 2022James W. Fraser is a professor of history and education at New York University. He lives in New York, New...
Teaching Historiography in the K–12 Classroom
AHA Online, Annual Meeting, Perspectives Daily
Emily Swafford | Mar 24, 2022A series of three sessions at AHA22 highlighted ways to bring historiographic thinking into the classroom.
National History Day Unites a Community
Mary Manning | Mar 14, 2022At the regional level of National History Day, it's all about community connections.
The Danger of a Single Origin Story
Emily Sclafani | Feb 9, 2022Historians emphasize the complexities and ambiguities inherent in understanding the past. But how do we teach those aspects of historical...
How Well Do You Know Your Students?
Trinidad Gonzales | Feb 2, 2022Asking students about their lives can help instructors better accommodate their circumstances.
Tracking the Night Marauder
Nancy Locklin-Sofer | Jan 19, 2022Tracking a serial killer through eastern Tennessee, one historian uses a cold case to excite her students and focus her own research.
What Difference Does a Pandemic Make?
Julia Brookins | Dec 22, 2021New data shows that COVID-19 did not result in an immediate catastrophic drop for history enrollments.
Bridget Riley | Dec 8, 2021One teacher assigned her seventh-grade students to create podcasts to make up for the lack of women's history in their textbook.
Gaps, Plots, and Narration
Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Nov 10, 2021Jeffrey Wasserstrom argues for the value of assigning historical fiction alongside more traditional nonfiction readings.