SOURCE: Washington Post
Teaching impeaching: History comes to life in school as teachers seize on this historic moment. Here’s what some are doing — and how.
“All too often, we look at history as these singular events that happened long ago. We sometimes try to connect many of those events to the present, but we fail to realize sometimes that the events that are unfolding around us every day are historic, too."
If “living history” role-plays in the classroom can so easily go wrong, why do teachers keep assigning them?
Teachers with no sense of perspective tried to make history personal and ended up reinforcing white supremacy in the name of “learning.”
SOURCE: Woodrow Wilson Foundation
And how we can change it.
by Edward Watts
My students are trying to understand Rome’s mistakes and discover sources of its political resilience.
SOURCE: Inside Higher Ed
Field's faculty jobs outlook was constant last year after years of disappearing positions.
SOURCE: The Conversation
by Jennifer Rich
New advances in learning about the Holocaust through digital humanities offer new ways for American students and teachers – or anyone who cares to learn more about the Holocaust - to learn about an event that took place nearly three-quarters of a century ago.
SOURCE: Inside Higher Ed
by Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt
To answer that question, Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt tells a pedagogical story in two parts.
by Elizabeth Elliott
The Stanford professor says historians need to ditch traditional textbooks and teach students how to determine what's true and what's fiction on their phones.
SOURCE: The Atlantic
by David Cutler
"We teach you ways to use evidence to support your argument.”
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