The Mystery of the Commandant’s Writing
Trudy Harrington Becker | Oct 15, 2018Online 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, 2018A group of eighth graders learns how debates about the past pop up unexpectedly in their everyday lives.
Julia Brookins | Sep 28, 2018What do historians and philosophers at HBCUs need to succeed as scholars and as disciplinary professionals?
Clifford Adelman (1942–2018)
Daniel J. McInerney | Sep 4, 2018Clifford 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, 2018What’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, 2018In light of the proposed merger of the Departments of Education and Labor, we should look to history for values to uphold.
Andrew H. Lee | Jul 5, 2018Even when students know little about history, the "beautiful game" can inspire deep inquiry about the past.
Matt Drwenski and Dave Eaton | Jun 15, 2018The 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, 2018Curious about how history education in Finland, Darcy R. Fryer, a history teacher from the Brearley School, visited some classes...
Jenny Barker-Devine | May 1, 2018Civic engagement isn't only for the tenured or the daring.