K–16 Education

  • AHA Member Spotlight: James W. Fraser

    Perspectives Daily

    Matthew Keough | Apr 8, 2022

    James 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, 2022

    A series of three sessions at AHA22 highlighted ways to bring historiographic thinking into the classroom.
  • National History Day Unites a Community

    Features

    Mary Manning | Mar 14, 2022

    At the regional level of National History Day, it's all about community connections.
  • The Danger of a Single Origin Story

    Features

    Emily Sclafani | Feb 9, 2022

    Historians emphasize the complexities and ambiguities inherent in understanding the past. But how do we teach those aspects of historical...

Most Recent

  • How Well Do You Know Your Students?

    Trinidad Gonzales | Feb 2, 2022

    Asking students about their lives can help instructors better accommodate their circumstances.
  • Tracking the Night Marauder

    Nancy Locklin-Sofer | Jan 19, 2022

    Tracking 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, 2021

    New data shows that COVID-19 did not result in an immediate catastrophic drop for history enrollments.
  • Missing Women

    Bridget Riley | Dec 8, 2021

    One 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, 2021

    Jeffrey Wasserstrom argues for the value of assigning historical fiction alongside more traditional nonfiction readings.
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