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A Conversation with Ben Wright and Joseph Locke, Editors of The American Yawp
The American Historian speaks to Ben Wright and Joseph Locke of The American Yawp, a free, open-access, and crowdsourced U.S. history textbook.
A High School Teacher's Views on Trauma and Trigger Warnings
Rob Good, a high school teacher in St. Louis, Missouri, discusses his thoughts on trauma and trigger warnings in the history classroom.
Digital Classroom Resources: The History of Religion in the United States
Digital resources for teaching and researching the history of religion in the United States.
Eight Tips for Flipping Your American History Classroom
Jeff Wekar, a social studies teacher and technology integration specialist, shares eight tips for flipping your American history classroom.
From a Scottish Tartan to Two Oily Hands: Students Reveal Historical Narratives in Familiar Artifacts
From Professing to Teaching
Elizabeth Bergman discusses transitioning from teaching at a university to teaching in a high school
Journey through the Past: In the History Classroom with Neil Young
Historian Zachary J. Lechner tells us why and how he uses the music of Neil Young in his classroom.
Kill the Professor and Save the Teacher: History Professors and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Part I
Editor’s Note: This is part one of a two part series. Be sure to look for part two in our February 2017 issue.
Looking Back on a Backward Survey
Ever think of teaching history backward? W. Caleb McDaniel shares his experience.
Not Your Grandfather’s U.S. History Class: Abandoning Chronology and Teaching Thematically
Is it time to abandon chronology in teaching U.S. history? Russell C. Brown and Stephen C. Schell think it just might be.
Producing Ethically Engaged Students: Using the Classroom to Teach Social Activism
Historian Michael Landis writes about how teachers can inspire students to transform their historical knowledge into activism.
Teaching Native American History in a Polarized Age
Gregory D. Smithers addresses the challenges of teaching Native American history in divided times.
Teaching Teachers to Globalize the U.S. History Survey Course: An Interview with Craig Perrier
Craig Perrier speaks to TAH about helping teachers incorporate a global context into the U.S. history survey course.
The Art of Listening in the Question-Driven U.S. History Course
According to Robert J. Fitzgerald, the art of listening is crucial for teachers of the question-driven history course.
The Internationalization of the U.S. History Curriculum
Andrew Hartman analyzes recent criticisms of the AP U.S. History Exam's international focus.
Thoughts on Flipped Teaching and Economically Diverse Student Populations
Robert Townsend, a teacher at Clintondale High School in Michigan, discusses the issues teachers need to think about when using the flipped classroom approach in schools with economically diverse students.
Trauma and Trigger Warnings in the History Classroom: A Roundtable Discussion
In this roundtable discussion, six historians discuss the teaching of potentially traumatic subjects and the use of trigger warnings in the classroom.
Using Classroom Technology and Digital Resources in the U.S. History Classroom
Gina S. Hogue discusses how she has used classroom technology to improve the learning experiences of her history students.
Using Technology to Encourage Students’ Engagement with History
High school teacher Marjorie Hunter offers ways to engage her history students with technology despite many challenges.