Category Archives: Research

Rearrange the Past

One of the biggest benefits of teaching AP Research is the excuse of spending time on JSTOR reading old Journal of American History articles. An early search of mine was forĀ Richard White articles. His 1999 article, “The Nationalization of Nature,” … Continue reading

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Simple, Convenient and Seemingly Coherent Narrative

Michiko Kakutani provides me with another addition to my nightstand in his review of Jason Stanley’sĀ “How Propaganda Works“. Leaving the Belfer National Conference for Educators years ago I completely re-wrote how I taught “propaganda”, but often felt I missed something … Continue reading

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Perfect for Collectors

Teaching students to write presents a range of obstacles. Clearly defining or modeling long form student essay research and writing continues to be a seemingly insurmountable hurdle. National History Day recently posted a simple piece of advice on Twitter advising … Continue reading

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