Molly Reed | Feb 28, 2020Despite unique challenges, prison college courses can be incredibly rewarding for both students and teachers.
An Immodest Proposal
Mary Lindemann | Feb 24, 2020Is it time to rethink the introductory history course? AHA President Mary Lindemann has some thoughts.
Samantha Stearns | Jan 17, 2020An eighth grade social studies teacher reflects on how pursuing a master's degree in history has reinvigorated her work in the classroom.
History Enrollments Hold Steady as Department Efforts Intensify
Julia Brookins and Emily Swafford | Jan 15, 2020The results of the AHA's annual enrollments survey reflect wider efforts to articulate the value of the humanities.
History Faculty Collaborate on Online Modules
Sarah Mulhall Adelman, Joseph M. Adelman, Lori Gemeiner Bihler, Maria Alessandra Bollettino, and Stefan Papaioannou | Dec 16, 2019The history faculty at Framingham State University banded together to create a set of shared online modules to teach historical thinking and writing skills.
Sparking Joy at the Annual Meeting
John R. McNeill and Laura McEnaney | Nov 21, 2019If the AHA no longer sponsors interviews, it needs to promote teaching.
Using Digital History in the Classroom: Three Simple Principles
John Rosinbum | Nov 14, 2019New to digital history? These three steps may help you incorporate #DigHist into your classroom.
High School Students Lobby Congress—and Win
Ethan Ehrenhaft | Oct 31, 2019Amid a resurgence of white nationalism, New Jersey high schoolers seek justice through federal bill releasing civil rights cold cases to the public.
Experiential Education and Classrooms on Wheels
Karen Sieber | Sep 3, 2019In the 1920s and '30s, students could earn college credit on cross-country treks to historic sites and natural wonders.
“What Changed” in Social Studies Education
Samantha Stearns | Jul 30, 2019Experienced college professors often say that undergraduates' skills and knowledge base have declined over the years. Is that true?