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.
Reimagining the History Survey Course
Steven Mintz | Apr 23, 2018Faculty 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, 2018Several 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, 2018In 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, 2018The AHA Teaching Division staged what might be termed a productive takeover of the Department Chairs...
Enrollment Declines Continue
Julia Brookins | Feb 12, 2018In 2017, the AHA conducted a second broad survey of enrollment in history courses (see “Survey Finds...
Points of Interest
Lendol Calder | Jan 12, 2018One of the most widely used strategies to increase participation in class discussions is an activity...
Never Too Far Away
Susan Rhoades Neel | Jan 12, 2018Student engagement is a particularly difficult challenge in history courses offered through Utah Sta...