The New Jersey Initiative
Hank Bitten and Peter Porter | May 1, 2015New Jersey has reached a turning point in its approach to history instruction. The Standards and Model Curriculum recently adopted supports content st...
Pathogens of the Caribbean: The Prequel
J. R. McNeill | Dec 1, 2014As this is my last column as an AHA vice president, it is high time I performed a public service. Here it is. Historians, look at the fine print befor...
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 program. One recent skirmish pitted conservatives on th...
THEMAS Is WWRN: Why STEM Students Need an H
Peter A. Coclanis | Dec 1, 2014Should we be concerned that there’s no h in STEM? That history is missing out on the shift in student interest in recent years toward scientific and t...
An Open Letter to Chancellor Wise of the University of Illinois
AHA | Oct 1, 2014The chancellor of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Phyllis M. Wise, has faced a risin...
A New Guide for Teaching in Civics, Economics, Geography, and History
AHA Staff | Nov 1, 2013In collaboration with over 20 states and 15 social studies content organizations, including the AHA,...
AHA Joins Call for Fair and Equitable Treatment of All Faculty
AHA Staff | Mar 1, 2010At its January meeting, the AHA Council endorsed a new study from the Coalition on the Academic Work...
Virginia History Teacher Named Teacher of the Year
AHA Staff | Sep 1, 1998Philip Bigler, a history teacher at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Fairf...