Every student currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree at a public college or university in Texas is required to complete six credit hours of US history, a standard that suggests more uniformity than it delivers.
The release of a new “framework” for the Advanced Placement examination in United States History has provoked controversy over the nature and content of the AP course. The AHA supports the direction that the College Board has taken with this new approach to Advanced Placement history education, as indicated in the framework and in the sample exam subsequently released by the Board.
This might be crazy, but imagine a first meeting of the academic year where no one talked about budgets, assessment, course assignments, or parking.
The following piece is an excerpt taken from a summer 2014 Perspectives on History article of the same title, written by Elaine Carey, Sara Haviland, Eric Platt, Sarah Shurts, and Emily Tai.
Presented by the New-York Historical Society, the Institute for Constitutional History, New York University, and the American Historical Association.
The AHA YouTube channel now features video recordings of sessions related to several AHA special projects.
Thanks to a generous grant from the Ford Foundation, the Organization of American Historians and the American History Research Association of China (AHRAC) are pleased to announce the second of the inaugural series of teaching seminars in the People’s Republic of China.
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History has announced Jill Szymanski as the winner of the 2013 National History Teacher of the Year.