K–16 Education

  • 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...
  • Why Study You-Know-What?

    From the President

    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

    Features

    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

    Features

    Norm Jones | Dec 21, 2020

    History courses are in demand but governed by competing understandings of their value and role in general education.

Most Recent

  • 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.
  • Consider the Student View

    Monique Dufour | Nov 17, 2020

    How often do we think about our classes from the viewpoint of our students? Such a shift could radically change our approach.
  • Collaborating on the Intro Course

    Trevor R. Getz and Steven M. Harris | Nov 10, 2020

    In collaboration, historians are creating global history modules to share with other teachers with the History for the 21st Century Project.
  • Boldly Going

    Shane Markowitz | Nov 2, 2020

    A high school world history teacher uses Star Trek: Voyager to introduce his students to historiography.
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