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Comic books in University History Classrooms

Drawing engaging connections for students and myself

One of the first pieces of academic career advice I ever received was from an English professor.  She was a wonderful woman especially because she was very candid.  1,286 more words

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Guernica- The Art of War- Resources for teaching Guernica

The Art of War 

The Art of War is my unit title for teaching about Guernica. I started this unit a few years ago as a middle school teacher, and now that I am at a high school, it blossomed considerably. 960 more words

Film, Spanish Film, Activities

Teaching College History

Initial struggles (and opportunities) before even stepping foot into the classroom

My early thoughts on teaching, what the experience itself would be like, focused predominately on me.  420 more words

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878 Vikings on Kickstarter

After already owning the previous Birth of America Series games from Academy Games. I have been eagerly awaiting the Kickstarter campaign for this game on my own country. 306 more words


A post of appreciation

In 1995, the Oxford University Press embarked upon – for me anyway – a life changing book series. A concise 100 page book on pretty much any topic you can think of. 315 more words


Observations in Teaching

I recently visited an upper level undergraduate poetry class taught by a professor of English.  This particular poetry class took place in a conference room within the English Department’s administrative office suite – it was mid-day.  993 more words

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One Key to Historical Thinking

One Key to Historical Thinking: What are we giving our students?

Thinking about teaching History, much less the act of doing so, has not been something that has crossed my mind to any extent.   632 more words

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