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Teaching Hipster History: Ending the Semester on an Ironic Note

Conclusions are hard, I find, and no less so in teaching than in writing. Both at the end of a book and at the end of a course, … 1,313 more words

Pedagogy

Confessions of an ex-pilgrim

OK, so I’ll come clear straight off. No actual confessions here.

There, that feels better. Glad I got that off my chest.

This is the time of year when I recall with great fondness my days as a “colonial interpreter” at the living history museum of… 805 more words

Education

History = Excitement

In high school, I found history class to be very boring.  Sure, I was enthralled by the idea of history, learning about battles, and how our world has changed over time, but the classes themselves were boring because they were lecture-based.   509 more words