Dear Students, Welcome to my class. I am so excited to get to know you, learn from you, and have the opportunity to help you love learning and love History. As I start my 9th year of teaching, I wanted… Read More ›
historiography and philosophy of history
An explanation of “every thing is not about race” and how misguided it is.
History, intertextuality, and how Barack Obama has influenced Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., not the other way around.
Everything is deeply connected, beginning with the most recent past–a second ago.
How can we help students read and analyze scholarly works, successfully?
If you care about yourself, others, and history, think again before that next “Spring Cleaning” adventure.
Several aspects of the historian’s general treatment of traditional historical documents has occupied significant mental energy lately. Items such as letters are generally not meant to be read by audiences en masse (or sold). Anne Frank’s diary was also not intended… Read More ›
Today is Texas Independence Day. Woohoo, right? Well, not so fast. Texas Independence was accomplished through deaths and injuries on both sides and ideas of superiority on both sides, although especially on the Texian side with their ideologies from the United… Read More ›
This semester I am thrilled to be teaching Texas History again. Yesterday in class we spent a little over half of the period really analyzing the question, “What is Texas History?” I decided to do this as the second lesson… Read More ›