Teaching Resources & Strategies
Deep in the Heart of Teaching
From the Teaching Division
Kathleen Hilliard | Nov 28, 2022Two days at the AHA’s Texas Conference gave the VP of the Teaching Division much to think about.
Title IX at 50
Bonnie J. Morris | Jun 23, 2022After 25 years teaching the history of women's athletics, Bonnie J. Morris has suggestions for how to incorporate the history...
AHA Online, Annual Meeting, Features
AHA Staff | Mar 15, 2022Read about a selection of sessions that took place during AHA22 Online in late February.
How Well Do You Know Your Students?
Trinidad Gonzales | Feb 2, 2022Asking students about their lives can help instructors better accommodate their circumstances.
Bridget Riley | Dec 8, 2021One teacher assigned her seventh-grade students to create podcasts to make up for the lack of women's history in their textbook.
Gaps, Plots, and Narration
Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Nov 10, 2021Jeffrey Wasserstrom argues for the value of assigning historical fiction alongside more traditional nonfiction readings.
The Purpose of Purposeful Ignorance
R. Raoul Meyer | Nov 3, 2021History starts with questions, and behind genuine questions is a humble acknowledgment of not knowing.
Teach Your Family
Rachel Mesch, Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall, and Annette Joseph-Gabriel | Oct 14, 2021A pandemic-inspired twist on class presentations, Teach Your Family asks students to think not only about conveying information but also...
Playing with the Past
Patrick Rael | Oct 13, 2021Board games encourage history students to imagine changing historical outcomes and discuss counterfactuality and contingency, while covering the entire range of Bloom's taxonomy of learning.