Teaching History: A Journal of Methods

Professional publication covering teaching ideas for history teachers at all levels.

Articles from Vol. 30, No. 2, Fall

Shepherding the Space Program: JFK and Liftoff
On May 5, 1961, President John F. Kennedy, Attorney General Robert Kennedy, McGeorge Bundy, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson, Arthur Schlesinger, Admiral Arleigh Burke, and Jackie Kennedy watched the television broadcast of Alan B. Shepard's flight...
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Simulations, Sources, and the History Survey Course: Making the Internet Matter
How will the digital age change the nature of teaching and learning history? (1) This is one of the most important questions facing historians today. In 1998 the American Historical Association (AHA) received a grant from the National Endowment for...
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To Illuminate History: Making History Picture-Perfect
Teaching can be improved dramatically if we use images creatively and in a way that was not possible until recently. As a student, I was fortunate to be in the classrooms of several extraordinary teachers who inspired with their words, stories, and...
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Women's History through Family History: A Variation on a Theme
The undergraduate family history project has become a standard assignment in survey courses around the country over the last twenty years--sometimes as an optional project and sometimes as a required assignment. This activity, which documents the lives...
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