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Teaching & Learning AHA

Details: The American Historical Association has a long-standing commitment to teaching and history education at all levels, and supports teaching in a wide variety of ways. The AHA has developed resources for classroom teaching through the years, and the AHA Teaching Division is actively working on advancing conversations about teaching history.

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The Education of Historians in the United States (1962) AHA

Details: The Education of Historians in the United States (1962) Foreword. Acknowledgments and Sources. 1. Introduction: As Seen by the Chairman. 2. Do We Need More College Teachers? The Growth of Doctoral Training in History. Future Need for Ph.D.s in History.

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Taking Charge of Your Education: The History Discipline

Details: Taking Charge of Your Education: The History Discipline Core during College. As a history major, you will develop and hone skills specific to the discipline during your years in college. You already know that you will read a lot; you will also analyze, synthesize, and contextualize what you’ve read and thus become a writer with a special set

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National Council for History Education AHA

Details: National Council for History Education 13940 Cedar Rd. #393 Cleveland, OH 44118 Phone: 240.696.6600. Primary Contact: Grace Leatherman, [email protected] Officers. Executive Director Grace Leatherman National Council for History Education E-mail: [email protected] Director of Conference and Events John Csepegi National Council for History Education

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Society for History Education AHA

Details: Established: 1967. Membership: 2,000. Annual dues: $32 individual; $22 student; $22 retiree; $300 life; $63 institution. Statement of Purpose: To support faculty devoted to the importance of history education in universities, community colleges, and pre-collegiate schools. Annual Meeting: Part of the AHA annual meeting Publication: The History Teacher, quarterly

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The End of History Education in Elementary Schools

Details: When queried about how history education fared in comparison to other subject offerings, the stories began to converge: 88 percent of the elementary teachers noted that it was considered a low priority and 63 percent of the elementary school principals noted that history education's importance paled in comparison to subjects such as reading and

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Classroom Materials: United States History AHA

Details: Letter for Increased Funding of International Education and Foreign Language Studies (July 2021) Statement on Legislative Efforts to Restrict Education about Racism in American History (June 2021) AHA Statement on LGBTQ+ History Curriculum (May 2021) NCH Statement Opposing “Divisive Concepts” Legislation (May 2021)

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Joint Statement on Legislative Efforts to Restrict

Details: Education proceeds from exploration, facts, and civil debate. “These legislative efforts,” on the other hand, “seek to substitute political mandates for the considered judgment of professional educators, hindering students’ ability to learn and engage in critical thinking across differences and disagreements. . . .

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Inauthentic Assignments and Student Coping AHA

Details: Letter for Increased Funding of International Education and Foreign Language Studies (May 2021) AHA Signs onto MESA Statement on Florida Bill (May 2021) AHA Endorses Letter for Congressional Title VI Enhancements (April 2021) AHA Signs Joint Letter Registering Alarm …

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Remote Reflections Perspectives on History AHA

Details: 2 days ago · Tags: Perspectives Daily Professional Life Teaching & Learning Graduate Education This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License . Attribution must provide author name, article title, Perspectives on History , date of publication, and a link to this page.

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The Current State of History Education: "One Big School

Details: History education develops students' grasp of such difficult concepts as motivation and agency, causality and contingency, and provides students with lifetime skills for challenging assumptions and using evidence to support their ideas. As history teachers, we now have an abundance of educational research available to guide our efforts to

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Is Formal Education the Only Way to Re-Education

Details: Practical and purposeful “education” along such lines might also stimulate completely new forms of international cooperation among young people. After the first waves of hatred are gone; the type of youth who at the beginning of this century was the leader in various youth movements may begin to think of establishing contact with the youth

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The Growth of Collaboration in History Education: Current

Details: The Growth of Collaboration in History Education: Current Practices. The first thing that Leon Fink did upon becoming vice president for the Teaching Division of the AHA was to publish a call for all history departments (and indeed museums and history societies) to report about the programs they conduct with the schools. He declared:

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Classroom Materials: Early and Colonial America AHA

Details: Letter for Increased Funding of International Education and Foreign Language Studies (July 2021) Statement on Legislative Efforts to Restrict Education about Racism in American History (June 2021) AHA Statement on LGBTQ+ History Curriculum (May 2021) NCH Statement Opposing “Divisive Concepts” Legislation (May 2021)

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The United States 1865 to the Present Syllabus AHA

Details: Letter for Increased Funding of International Education and Foreign Language Studies (July 2021) Statement on Legislative Efforts to Restrict Education about Racism in American History (June 2021) AHA Statement on LGBTQ+ History Curriculum (May 2021) NCH Statement Opposing “Divisive Concepts” Legislation (May 2021)

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History Education in Finland Perspectives on History AHA

Details: Journalists can’t stop talking about Finnish education. Finland has won kudos both for its consistently strong performance on the PISA—an international survey that evaluates education systems worldwide—and for its success in promoting broad equality of opportunity, a healthy work-life balance, and a high degree of autonomy by highly educated teachers.

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“What Changed” in Social Studies Education Perspectives

Details: Social studies education, it seems to many educators, has never recovered from the blow dealt to it by the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001, with its high-stakes standardized testing in math and reading, to the detriment of other subjects. The effects of NCLB are evident when students in a 100-level history course do not understand the

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Criteria for Standards in History/Social Studies/Social

Details: Criteria for Standards in History/Social Studies/Social Sciences (updated 2019) State departments of education periodically review and revise curriculum frameworks and standards for teaching and learning in history and related fields. In recent years, the American Historical Association has reviewed a number of efforts, contributing in several

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Disability History Article Series Remote Teaching

Details: Disability History Article Series. National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior | Aug 4, 2021. The Disability History series brings attention to some of the many disability stories interwoven across the National Park Service’s 400+ units and its programs. “Disability stories” refer to the array of experiences by, from, and about

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Are There Factors Favorable to Re-Education

Details: In the year 1843 Horace Mann, the “father of the American public school,” praised German education as being superior to that of all the other countries he had visited in Europe. At the beginning of the nineteenth century the Germans accepted widely the advanced …

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The State They Are In: History and Public Education in

Details: 1. The report, entitled “Securing a Sustainable Future for Higher Education in the UK,” was published on October 12, 2010. Its principal author was Lord Browne (former CEO of BP). The panel was charged by the government to conduct an independent review of higher education …

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An Education to Last a Lifetime: Conversations with the

Details: An Education to Last a Lifetime: Conversations with the Past, Stories for the Present. by Claire Bond Potter. When students ask why I chose a history major in college, I tell them the truth: I didn’t. But when I think back to what I got from history courses while pursuing another major, the reasons I came to love history are clear.

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Student-Centered Teaching Perspectives on History AHA

Details: Editor's Note: Portions of this article were published in "On Learner-Centered Teaching," History Teacher, vol. 15, no. 2, February 1982, and appear in Perspectives courtesy of the Society for History Education. A colleague of mine informed me during a recent conversation about teaching that he hated discussion classes because he "didn't want to hear any of their [students'] ideas.

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Teaching World History: Issues and Possibilities

Details: Surely classroom teachers feel the same need to frame their continuing education and professional development around the content of the courses they teach. As Bain and Harris suggest, one way of providing opportunities for continuing education in world history would be to create a program of Teaching World History (TWH)Grants that provides

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Museums and the Future of Education Perspectives on

Details: Museums and the Future of Education. Debbie Ann Doyle | Apr 1, 2013. The American Alliance of Museums (AAM) held its annual advocacy event on February 25 and 26 in Washington, DC. With the sequestration deadline very much on the minds of members of Congress, lobbying for steady or increased funding for museums faces serious challenges, and

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Texas Revises History Education, Again Perspectives on

Details: T he Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) is no stranger to controversy. In 2016, Perspectives reported on the dispute over a Mexican American studies textbook submitted to the board for approval. And in September 2018, the SBOE once again made national headlines for its proposals to “streamline,” or to revise and review, the state’s social studies standards.

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Resources & Guides AHA

Details: Resources & Guides. The AHA has developed resources and guides with technical tips, guidelines for chairs, etiquette for participants, and more. Though designed for Virtual AHA participants, they include suggestions applicable to many webinars.

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AHA Online Teaching Forum AHA

Details: Panelists representing college-, university-, and high school history education discussed what their programs look like, how they support college-level disciplinary learning, and what people are doing to strengthen their institutional partnerships in light of remote …

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AHA Colloquium AHA

Details: The AHA Colloquium is a program of web-based content designed to bring together historians from all fields, institutions, and career paths who would ordinarily gather at our annual meeting. The greatest benefit of the annual meeting is the chance to build a research, teaching, and professional network by engaging in conversation with fellow historians.

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The History of Racist Violence in the United States

Details: Joint Statement on Legislative Efforts to Restrict Education about Racism in American History (The American Association of University Professors, the American Historical Association, the Association of American Colleges & Universities, and PEN America, 2021) AHA Statement on the History of Racist Violence in the United States (2020)

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Higher Education in the Atlanta Region Perspectives on

Details: Higher education comprises a significant sector of the local economy—fueling a $10.8 billion impact on the state of Georgia, creating 130,000 jobs, and contributing $3 billion to state and local tax collections.1 Colleges and universities attract millions of …

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Amen: The Role of Religion in History Teaching

Details: There can be little doubt that religion has been a significant influence in human history. Because the history of religion and the impact of religious issues on freedom, rights, and responsibilities have, over time, helped to shape the modern world and its institutions, the academic study of religion is essential to a complete education.

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AHA Expresses Concern over Legislative Request to Monitor

Details: The AHA sent a letter to the Arkansas Division of Higher Education (ADHE) expressing “grave concern about a legislative request that has been circulated to academic units in the Arkansas university system.” The request sought to collect “data on the teaching of ‘The 1619 Project’ and ‘Critical Race Theory’ at public higher education institutions in Arkansas.” “Neither the

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Inside Higher Ed: College-in-Prison Programs Flourish, but

Details: In 1965, the Higher Education Act made incarcerated people eligible for Pell grants, but as Neptune explains, the 1971 Attica uprising was “the turning point in gaining concessions around education” in prison. Hundreds of college-in-prison programs subsequently emerged and flourished across the country.

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The Rise of Dalit Studies and Its Impact on the Study of

Details: Last month, controversy erupted again in California over the portrayal of the South Asian subcontinent in history textbooks. Among the disputed points was whether schools in California should teach Dalit history and the history of the caste system to students.

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John R. McNeill Biography AHA

Details: Both of his grandmothers nourished their children’s education in customary ways. John’s father, William McNeill (1917–2016), was born in Vancouver, Canada, and became one of the most prominent historians of the last generation.

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Teaching "The United States and the Vietnam War

Details: Teaching "The United States and the Vietnam War". Controversies about what Americans call “The Vietnam War” that go back to the 1960s live on in classrooms today. I teach about this war and its effects on American domestic politics, foreign relations, and society and culture, and the interconnections among these, in a seminar for history

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James J. Sheehan Biography AHA

Details: James J. Sheehan Biography. James J. Sheehan, Dickason Professor in the Humanities at Stanford University, is a remarkably wide-ranging historian who has helped to shape our understanding of modern Germany. For forty years, in monographs, articles that invite new trains of thought, and a general history of Germany from 1770 to 1866 that sets

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History Museums Are Vibrant Civic Spaces Perspectives on

Details: History museums contribute to a vibrant civic culture yet were all but ignored in the New York Times' recent Museums section. National Archives and Records Administration/Fernando Serna, 6471916. And one—only one—was a history museum. This isn’t new; art museums have long dominated the Times and media coverage of museums overall, to the

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AHA Sends Letter to NARA Regarding Planned Research Room

Details: 2 days ago · Letter for Increased Funding of International Education and Foreign Language Studies (July 2021) Statement on Legislative Efforts to Restrict Education about Racism in American History (June 2021) AHA Statement on LGBTQ+ History Curriculum (May 2021) NCH Statement Opposing “Divisive Concepts” Legislation (May 2021)

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