Teaching Resources & Strategies

  • No Such Thing as a Bad Question?

    AHA Activities

    Whitney E. Barringer, Lauren Brand, and Nicholas Kryczka | Sep 26, 2023

    Historians love questions, but not every question promotes historical thinking.
  • The Unessay


    Bryan A. Banks | Sep 20, 2023

    A popular assignment format meets students—and audiences—where they are.
  • Students Critique a ChatGPT Essay

    Perspectives Daily

    Jonathan S. Jones | Sep 7, 2023

    Asking students to edit an AI-generated essay in class teaches them about what a chatbot can and can’t do.
  • Of Potato Latkes and Pedagogy

    Perspectives Daily

    Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall | May 23, 2023

    A cooking assignment helps illuminate the lives of Jewish women in the past for students.

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  • Hide the Key

    Lauran Kerr-Heraly | May 2, 2023

    At Houston Community College, one history professor partnered with colleagues across the institution to create a customizable escape room.
  • Deep in the Heart of Teaching

    Kathleen Hilliard | Nov 28, 2022

    Two 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, 2022

    After 25 years teaching the history of women's athletics, Bonnie J. Morris has suggestions for how to incorporate the history...
  • AHA22 Online

    AHA Staff | Mar 15, 2022

    Read 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, 2022

    Asking students about their lives can help instructors better accommodate their circumstances.

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