Teaching Resources & Strategies

  • Professional Skills, Historical Thinking

    Shannon Bontrager | Dec 1, 2020

    One historian explains how using Microsoft Teams reduced his grading load and improved student learning.  
  • Boldly Going

    Shane Markowitz | Nov 2, 2020

    A high school world history teacher uses Star Trek: Voyager to introduce his students to historiography.
  • Research-Led Digitization

    Ellen Feingold and Leigh Gardner | Oct 6, 2020

    "Money and Exchange in West Africa" used a research-led digitization process to expand access to both museum objects and academic research.
  • Why Study History? Revisited

    Peter N. Stearns | Sep 18, 2020

    Two decades after writing a powerful response to the question "why study history," Peter Stearns revisits his answer.
  • Building Archives, Training Scholars

    Allison Robinson | Sep 3, 2020

    Working with two digital history projects during her MA studies taught Allison Robinson the value of digital work.
  • Pooling Resources during the Pandemic

    Ada Palmer and Sarah Jones Weicksel | Aug 13, 2020

    The AHA is launching a new digital project to provide history instructors with classroom materials suitable for remote teaching.
  • Remote Reflections: Mental Health during Crisis

    James Hysell | Jul 21, 2020

    When moving his four face-to-face classes online in the spring, James Hysell prioritized students' and his own mental health in course design.
  • Remote Reflections: Chair of the Apocalypse

    Lauren Araiza | Jul 8, 2020

    A department chair describes how she advocated on behalf of junior and non-tenure-track faculty during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Learning Starts with People

    Brandon Morgan | Mar 26, 2020

    Though there isn't time this semester to build a whole online course, the principles that undergird online teaching and learning will help.
  • Leadership during Crisis

    Kathy Callahan | Mar 25, 2020

    For department chairs, communication and clear expectations for faculty, deans, and students are essential during the pandemic crisis.
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