K–16 Education

  • Dorm Essentials

    Elyse Martin | Feb 7, 2019

    Structures for student living reveal “the educational ideals of the people who built them.”
  • Texas Revises History Education, Again

    Kritika Agarwal | Jan 11, 2019

    When you must teach to the test, curriculum comes down to content.
  • Townhouse Notes: Is the Joy of Teaching Fake News?

    Allison Miller | Jan 11, 2019

    Social media can create pressure to curate your life—and your teaching.
  • History Enrollments Stable in 2017–18

    Julia Brookins | Jan 11, 2019

    The number of undergraduates taking history courses last year changed little from the year before.
  • Policy Briefings in the History Classroom

    Dane Kennedy | Dec 17, 2018

    An assignment in a course on Victorian Britain helped students understand the relevance of history to their lives.
  • What Does It Mean to Study History?

    Daniel J. McInerney | Nov 7, 2018

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

    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

    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

    Lisa Gilbert | Oct 1, 2018

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

    Julia Brookins | Sep 28, 2018

    What do historians and philosophers at HBCUs need to succeed as scholars and as disciplinary professionals?

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