National History Day: Leadership and Legacy in History

In June, I had the opportunity to work with National History Day staff at the…


Trial by Fire: The New Future of History Nonprofits

The American Academy of Arts & Sciences' Humanities Indicators (HI) project…


The Implications of Being TOO PC at Historic Sites

This summer I had a very unique opportunity to serve as a chaperone for the…


Make a Home for History in Congress

When we want to advocate at the national level for historical institutions and…


Science in a History Museum

Science in To Do No Harm I've always been a little jealous of the interactives…


MY Historic House

I don't know anything about this house. Okay, that’s not entirely true. I know…


Digging for History: Archaeology at Strawbery Banke

Conant HouseScullery Addition Strawbery Banke Museum, a 10-acre outdoor history…


Using Games to Teach History: The Oregon Trail Case Study

At the AASLH Annual Meeting in St. Paul this past September, I had the good…


What happened to the Junior Membership program?

I was recently pouring through old minutes from the Detroit Historical Society…


Tell the Department of Education to Make History and Civic Education a Priority

The US Department of Education is seeking comments on new proposed definitions…