Almost since I first head about the “new, radical” notion of teaching history backward, I have been intrigued. I first heard about it while overhearing a conversation–while presenting a paper at Rice University in March 2014–about how Dr. W. Caleb McDaniel… Read More ›
Wikipedia is certainly a valuable resource, a reservoir of accurate, sophisticated information–revolutionary in almost every way. Wikipedia includes information going far beyond a “regular” encyclopedia. It includes information about important academic articles and thinkers, too, for example. Wikipedia is the… Read More ›
There are so many things that I love about teaching. One being that I have academic freedom to try different things. Today, I discuss my very successful experiment with Final Exams!! Some time ago I read “What kind of noise does your final… Read More ›
Before going to bed this evening, I wanted to make a quick blog about a number of different things on my mind. I have read so many books the past few months that I can’t keep track of all of them!… Read More ›
In addition to the usual one million plus things to do related to teaching, the next two weeks are going to be even busier!
Upon hearing that I am a college professor and frequently teach History, people sometimes respond with conditional and reserved words of enthusiasm. In some way or another, these people inquire as to whether or not I teach History correctly. What… Read More ›