For history courses, Perusall is an especially useful tool because it can guide students through different types of sources and modes of reading.
A Beginner’s Guide to the Perusall Assessment
Perusall is an online social annotation tool that aims to increase student engagement with course materials. Here is a quick guide to setting up your course with a discussion of assignment options and some suggestions for how to help students make the most of it.
How to use ChatGPT in the history classroom
Historians shouldn’t ban ChatGPT from the classroom—we should embrace it.
Let Ukraine Speak: Integrating Scholarship on Ukraine into Classroom Syllabi
This article offers suggestions for integrating scholarship about Ukraine into your syllabi for the coming year. By including works on Ukraine, you will amplify Ukrainian history, culture, and language. In other words, you will let Ukraine speak.
How the Law Can Help You: Creating a Pre-law Program in Your History Department
With the increasing need to justify the importance or even existence of your history department, creating a pre-law program can be an excellent way to increase course enrollment, draw positive attention from senior leadership, and attract donors, all while better preparing students for legal careers. Here’s how to do it.
Teaching (amid a) White Backlash
White conservatives use vigilante violence and state suppressionist "backlash" tactics to undermine movements for equality. Together, we can stop them.
Using Digital Archives to Engage Students, Part I: Ten Strategies for Instructors
Teaching with digital archives means showing students how to critically examine material. Digital collections can be used as a springboard for engaging students with a plethora of questions that can lead to fundamental discussions about knowledge production.
Teaching in a Time of Pandemic: Distance Teaching Resources for Historians
When navigating an exceptionally demanding moment for history educators, the simplest tools are the best.
Teaching Writing Efficiently: Strategies for the Early-career Historian
By making writing a centerpiece of teaching history, time spent preparing for class functions in service of, rather than in competition with, one's own writing projects.
Why LGBTQIA+ History Needs to be Part of “The History”
LGBTQIA+ history deserves a place in the modern K-12 curriculum. This piece includes a rationale and resources for educators working to make their courses more inclusive by incorporating LGBTQIA+ voices.