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Teaching College History: Initial struggles and opportunities before even stepping into the classroom

My early thoughts on teaching, what the experience itself would be like, focused predominately on me.  Would I be engaging, and would I know the material enough to both lecture and test on, and would I be able to emphasis why what I am teaching matters in a grander scheme.  362 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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The Key to Historical Thinking is....

Thinking about teaching History, much less the act of doing so, has not been something that has crossed my mind to any extent.  My main pursuits have centered on becoming an independent researcher.   582 more words

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Teaching History by Sailing the Jericho River

How an Unusual Novel and an Ohio Teacher Are Repackaging History Education

I’m the author of a fantasy novel that teaches history, and a high school teacher in Ohio has done some smart, creative instruction with it. 985 more words

Author's Corner

Hidden Figures Made Me Want to Spit Nails!

Yesterday I saw the movie “Hidden Figures’ which was an excellent portrayal of 3 black women who changed the outcome of NASA’s space program through their intelligence, their work and their amazing abilities. 710 more words

Straight Talk From Pam