K–16 Education

  • Prison Pedagogy

    Molly Reed | Feb 28, 2020

    Despite unique challenges, prison college courses can be incredibly rewarding for both students and teachers.
  • An Immodest Proposal

    Mary Lindemann | Feb 24, 2020

    Is it time to rethink the introductory history course? AHA President Mary Lindemann has some thoughts.
  • Beyond Content

    Samantha Stearns | Jan 17, 2020

    An 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, 2020

    The 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, 2019

    The 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, 2019

    If the AHA no longer sponsors interviews, it needs to promote teaching.
  • Using Digital History in the Classroom: Three Simple Principles

    John Rosinbum | Nov 14, 2019

    New 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, 2019

    Amid 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, 2019

    In 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, 2019

    Experienced college professors often say that undergraduates' skills and knowledge base have declined over the years. Is that true?
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