How a simple class discussion exercise called “The History of Your Lifetime” gets students to teach themselves fundamental concepts of historical thinking.
Recommendations for teachers who want to avoid promoting discredited and dehumanizing propaganda about the United States’ defining war.
PowerPoint Basics for Historians (series)
A continuing series of posts explaining ways to use PowerPoint more effectively.
How the COVID-19 crisis exposes the importance of making an integrated liberal-arts education available to the whole public.
A widely shared reflection on the dilemma of an adjunct faculty member deciding how much effort and emotion to put into a college community.
A post about my plans for discussing the 2018 Pittsburgh synagogue attack in class, discussing how to resist hatred through historical study.
How I taught Endō Shūsaku’s classic 1966 historical novel Silence in a world history survey course in 2018.