Planning Online Lessons for Students Working From Home—A Veteran Teacher’s Advice

When the school officials around the country began responding to COVID-19 concerns by proposing extended…

Jane Addams

The theme of this year’s Teaching American History Saturday webinars is American Minds. Prominent scholars…

Happy 200th, Susan B. Anthony!

This Saturday, February 15, 2020 marks the 200th anniversary of woman's rights advocate Susan B…

Loser Wins: William Jennings Bryan and the Legacy of Populism

History teachers rarely focus on the losers of presidential elections. Yet two men stand out…

The Long Controversy Over Alger Hiss

When Alger Hiss was convicted of perjury on January 17, 1950, it was, in one…

Women’s Rights & Roles: The Moral Reformers

In anticipation of the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment granting women…

The Methodist Church in America Asserts its Independence: The Christmas Conference of 1784

The Methodist Church in America dates its independence to a “Christmas Conference” held 235 years…

Harriet Beecher Stowe

The theme of this year’s Teaching American History Saturday webinars is American Minds. Prominent scholars…

Women’s Rights & Roles: The Abolitionists

In anticipation of the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment granting women…

Election Day 2019

Today is Election Day -- remind your students that voting is not only a right…

Henry Clay: The Great Compromiser

The theme of this year’s Teaching American History Saturday webinars is American Minds. Prominent scholars…

Emma Lazarus, Poet of Exiles

When the Statue of Liberty was officially dedicated on October 28, 1886, President Grover Cleveland…

A Valley Forge Week-End Wrap Up

Most professional development takes place inside schools and school district offices, and good teachers glean…

Women’s Rights & Roles: The Early Republic

In anticipation of the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment granting women…

Alexander Hamilton: Founding Father of the Commercial Republic

The theme of this year’s Teaching American History Saturday webinars is American Minds. Prominent scholars…

Women’s Rights & Roles: The American Revolution

In anticipation of the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment granting women…

Women’s Rights & Roles: Colonial America

In anticipation of the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment granting women…

Jonathan Edwards: Founding Father of American Evangelicalism

The theme of this year’s Teaching American History Saturday webinars is American Minds. Prominent scholars…