Learning Holocaust History in the 21st Century
Meirah Shedlo | Apr 29, 2019A project helps students use modern technology to incorporate Holocaust survivors’ testimony into the historical record.
Shaping the Future of the History Survey
Patrick Leech | Mar 5, 2019Two distinct forces—one pedagogical, the other administrative—are shaping the teaching of introductory courses.
Confronting the Paradox of Expertise
David A. Gerber | Feb 25, 2019Can too much knowledge make you a worse teacher? Some historians feel this way.
A Tribute to Dick Brown
James Grossman | Feb 11, 2019Placing students at the center of history education was once revolutionary.
Online Education 2.0
Zoë Jackson | Feb 11, 2019Online courses are no longer a futurist fantasy or a harbinger of doom. But where are they going?
Elyse Martin | Feb 7, 2019Structures for student living reveal “the educational ideals of the people who built them.”
Texas Revises History Education, Again
Kritika Agarwal | Jan 11, 2019When you must teach to the test, curriculum comes down to content.
Townhouse Notes: Is the Joy of Teaching Fake News?
Allison Miller | Jan 11, 2019Social media can create pressure to curate your life—and your teaching.
History Enrollments Stable in 2017–18
Julia Brookins | Jan 11, 2019The number of undergraduates taking history courses last year changed little from the year before.
Policy Briefings in the History Classroom
Dane Kennedy | Dec 17, 2018An assignment in a course on Victorian Britain helped students understand the relevance of history to their lives.