K–16 Education

  • Absence and Presence

    From the President

    Jacqueline Jones | Apr 13, 2021

    Although historians have produced remarkable work while working remotely, AHA president Jacqueline Jones argues that it is dangerous to conclude...
  • Teaching South African Stories Online

    Perspectives Daily

    Jacob Ivey | Mar 2, 2021

    Well-managed digital archives provide students with a focused set of research materials that help build a foundational point of historical inquiry.
  • Writing Histories of Witchcraft in a Pandemic

    Perspectives Daily

    Richard Tomczak | Mar 1, 2021

    Students at Stony Brook University used a digital humanities project about times of crisis to connect their work on the...
  • Has the Decline in History Majors Hit Bottom?

    Features

    Robert B. Townsend | Feb 23, 2021

    Although the total number of students earning BAs in history continues to decline, data from 2018-19 reveal that a slightly...

Most Recent

  • Why Study You-Know-What?

    Jacqueline Jones | Jan 13, 2021

    Historians have our own reasons for studying the past but must often explain the value of historical thinking to people not in the discipline.
  • History Enrollment Edges Slightly Lower

    Julia Brookins | Dec 22, 2020

    Undergraduate history enrollment trends continue to range widely, but there have been only small changes to the overall number of...
  • Core of the Matter

    Norm Jones | Dec 21, 2020

    History courses are in demand but governed by competing understandings of their value and role in general education.
  • Professional Skills, Historical Thinking

    Shannon Bontrager | Dec 1, 2020

    One historian explains how using Microsoft Teams reduced his grading load and improved student learning.  
  • Turning Inquiry into Action

    Caleb Wood Richardson | Nov 18, 2020

    The University of New Mexico uses communities of practice to evaluate and improve introductory history courses.
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