Teaching and Learning

  • Evaluating without Grading

    Features

    Luke Clossey and Esther Souman | Sep 14, 2021

    Mastering a skill is at the heart of the specifications grading system.
  • The Professor as a Primary Source

    Perspectives Daily

    Julianne Johnson | Sep 9, 2021

    In telling students about her experiences on September 11, 2001, Julianne Johnson makes herself the primary source—and demonstrates the interplay of history, testimony, and memory.
  • Townhouse Notes

    From the Editor

    Ashley E. Bowen and Olivia Ricche | Sep 7, 2021

    The Perspectives author pool is slightly more diverse than the AHA's membership, but content skews to covering the United States, current events, and public history.
  • Professional Practice and Effort Rewarded

    Annual Meeting, Perspectives Daily

    Kevin Diestelow | Sep 1, 2021

    Should undergraduate students attend the AHA annual meeting? One attendee emphatically says yes.

Most Recent

  • Repair and Reconnection

    Shannon Bontrager, Alexandra Hui, Katharina Matro, and Laura McEnaney | Aug 18, 2021

    After the pandemic upended so many of our classroom routines, what will "back to school" mean?
  • Teaching Content, Teaching Skills

    Katharina Matro | Aug 17, 2021

    Teaching history at the high school level does not need to default to teaching skills alone, as Katharina Matro found...
  • Motivate, Situate, Evidence, Illustrate

    Joseph D. Martin | Aug 16, 2021

    Educators might better serve students by dragging the complexities of the primary–secondary source divide into the light earlier in their education, and more often.
  • “The Culture Wars—They’re Back!”

    Laura Ansley | Aug 11, 2021

    From local school board meetings to state legislatures to the US Capitol, Americans are fired up about what should, and...
  • Remote Reflections

    Mickell J. Carter | Aug 3, 2021

    One graduate student discusses her struggles balancing being a student, teacher, and parent during COVID.
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