K–16 Education

  • Class Warfare

    Matt Drwenski and Dave Eaton | Jun 15, 2018

    The decision to change the AP World History course to start after 1450 CE has been met with strong resistance from students, teachers, and academics.
  • History Education in Finland

    Darcy R. Fryer | May 17, 2018

    Curious about how history education in Finland, Darcy R. Fryer, a history teacher from the Brearley School, visited some classes...
  • Community Values

    Jenny Barker-Devine | May 1, 2018

    Civic engagement isn't only for the tenured or the daring.
  • Reimagining the History Survey Course

    Steven Mintz | Apr 23, 2018

    Faculty members at universities across the country are experimenting with new models for history survey courses and different approaches to...
  • History 101: What It Is and Why We Need It Now

    Paulina L. Alberto and Farina Mir | Apr 2, 2018

    Several years ago, the history department at the University of Michigan—anticipating the effects of ...
  • Placing the National School Walkout in Historical Context: A Lesson Plan

    John Rosinbum | Mar 13, 2018

    In advance of the national school walkout on March 14, John Rosinbum offers a lesson plan for teaching students about...
  • How Departments Are Tackling Lower Enrollments

    Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt | Mar 9, 2018

    The AHA Teaching Division staged what might be termed a productive takeover of the Department Chairs...
  • Enrollment Declines Continue

    Julia Brookins | Feb 12, 2018

    In 2017, the AHA conducted a second broad survey of enrollment in history courses (see “Survey Finds...
  • Points of Interest

    Lendol Calder | Jan 12, 2018

    One of the most widely used strategies to increase participation in class discussions is an activity...
  • Never Too Far Away

    Susan Rhoades Neel | Jan 12, 2018

    Student engagement is a particularly difficult challenge in history courses offered through Utah Sta...

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