K–16 Education

  • What Does It Mean to Study History?

    Perspectives Daily

    Daniel J. McInerney | Nov 7, 2018

    Two AHA19 sessions will offer a critical look at the accomplishments of Tuning.
  • History Gateways

    AHA Activities

    Julia Brookins, James Grossman, and Emily Swafford | Nov 1, 2018

    Many introductory history courses function as roadblocks to student learning and success.
  • The Mystery of the Commandant’s Writing

    Features

    Trudy Harrington Becker | Oct 15, 2018

    Online transcription projects are a dime a dozen. But deciphering one soldier’s undigitized letters proved magical to these freshmen.
  • To Chart a Course

    Features

    Lisa Gilbert | Oct 1, 2018

    A group of eighth graders learns how debates about the past pop up unexpectedly in their everyday lives.

Most Recent

  • Reaching Out

    Julia Brookins | Sep 28, 2018

    What do historians and philosophers at HBCUs need to succeed as scholars and as disciplinary professionals?
  • Clifford Adelman (1942–2018)

    Daniel J. McInerney | Sep 4, 2018

    Clifford Adelman, a leading researcher on the conditions of US and global higher education, died on May 3, 2018, at the age of 75.
  • Why Read Why Learn History

    Elizabeth Elliott | Aug 20, 2018

    What’s the point of studying history if you can look up facts and figures on your smartphone?
  • Have We Lost Faith in Public Education?

    Johann N. Neem | Jul 26, 2018

    In light of the proposed merger of the Departments of Education and Labor, we should look to history for values to uphold.
  • Classroom Goals

    Andrew H. Lee | Jul 5, 2018

    Even when students know little about history, the "beautiful game" can inspire deep inquiry about the past. 
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