K12 Certification & Curricula
The Jefferson County Showdown over the Advanced Placement US History Test: A Second Chance for a Failed Dialogue
Fritz Fischer | Nov 1, 2016In fall 2014, just two short years ago, it seemed to historians and history teachers in Colorado that our state had traveled through Alice’s looking g...
When Historians Help Make History: California's Groundbreaking New K-12 Framework
Don Romesburg | Oct 3, 2016In early 2011, I received a call from Carolyn Laub, then–executive director of the Gay-Straight Alliance Network (now the Genders and Sexualities Alli...
Intrepid and Interdisciplinary: Student-Historians at National History Day 2015
Elizabeth Elliott | Nov 1, 2015You might describe National History Day (NHD) as the history nerd's answer to a science fair. The process is very similar: interested students spend m...
Creating and Administering a Primary Source Analysis
John Buchkoski, Mikal B. Eckstrom, Holly Kizewski, and Courtney Pixler | Jan 1, 2015Hundreds of students pass through the introductory history courses of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln each semester with various backgrounds and sk...
SLO Curve Ball: What I Really Want for My Students
Josh Ashenmiller | Jan 1, 2015At this point in the history of higher education in America, it is probably too late to argue agains...
History Exams and the High School Curriculum: The AHA Council Responds to New York State’s Proposed Changes to High School Exams
James Grossman | Jan 1, 2015The American Historical Association has submitted to the New York State Board of Regents a statement...
The Benefits of Self-Assessment: Measuring Historical Thinking Skills at UMass Boston
Jonathan Chu | Jan 1, 2015When the history department at the University of Massachusetts Boston became aware of accreditation ...
The AP US History Wars: Is a Peace Process Possible?
Jonathan Burack | Dec 1, 2014The History Wars are back. At issue is the new framework for the Advanced Placement US history progr...
Grossman, Schaffer, and Brookins Serving National Organizations
AHA | Nov 1, 2014Julia BrookinsDana SchafferThe AHA’s associate director, Dana Schaffer, has recently been invited to...