Teaching Local History: A Bibliography in Progress

Andrzejewski, Anna Vemer. “‘Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture’, the VAF, and the Study of Ordinary Buildings and Landscapes in North America.” Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture 13, no. 2 (2006): 55–63.
August, Andrew. “The Reader’s Journal in Lower-Division History Courses: A Strategy to Improve Reading, Writing and Discussion.” The History Teacher 33, no. 3 (2000): 343–48. doi:10.2307/495031.
Barksdale, Scott T. “Good Readers Make Good Historians: ‘Can We Just Settle It on “a Lot of People Died”?’” The History Teacher 46, no. 2 (2013): 231–52.
Branting, Steven D. “Digitizing a Heritage of Faded Memories: A Case Study on Extending Historical Research Capabilities.” The History Teacher 42, no. 4 (2009): 457–75.
Brown, Sarah Drake. “History Circles: The Doing of Teaching History.” The History Teacher 42, no. 2 (2009): 191–203.
Brownsword, Alan W. “Doing History: A Skills Approach.” The History Teacher 6, no. 2 (1973): 251–66. doi:10.2307/491724.
Chappel, Edward A. “Viewpoint: Vernacular Architecture and Public History.” Buildings & Landscapes: Journal of the Vernacular Architecture Forum 14 (2007): 1–12.
Cutler, William W. “The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and Student Assessment.” The History Teacher 40, no. 1 (2006): 69–74. doi:10.2307/30036940.
Daniel, Dominique. “Teaching Students How to Research the Past: Historians and Librarians in the Digital Age.” The History Teacher 45, no. 2 (2012): 261–82.
Denial, Catherine J. “Atoms, Honeycombs, and Fabric Scraps: Rethinking Timelines in the Undergraduate Classroom.” The History Teacher 46, no. 3 (2013): 415–34.
Dunn, Joe P. “Teaching the Civil Rights Era: A Student-Active Approach.” The History Teacher 38, no. 4 (2005): 455–68. doi:10.2307/30036715.
Eden, Jason. “Answers to the Question: ‘Who Developed Race?’” The History Teacher 44, no. 2 (2011): 169–77.
Estes, Todd. “Constructing the Syllabus: Devising a Framework for Helping Students Learn to Think like Historians.” The History Teacher 40, no. 2 (2007): 183–201. doi:10.2307/30036987.
Fallace, Thomas D. “Historiography and Teacher Education: Reflections on an Experimental Course.” The History Teacher 42, no. 2 (2009): 205–22.
Franco, Eric V. “Using Graffiti to Teach Students How to Think Like Historians.” The History Teacher 43, no. 4 (2010): 535–43.
Frye, David. “Can Students Write Their Own Textbooks? Thoughts on a New Type of Writing Assignment.” The History Teacher 32, no. 4 (1999): 517–23. doi:10.2307/494160.
Goldfield, David R. “Living History: The Physical City as Artifact and Teaching Tool.” The History Teacher 8, no. 4 (1975): 535–56. doi:10.2307/492666.
Havekes, Harry, Arnoud Aardema, and Jan de Vries. “Active Historical Thinking: Designing Learning Activities to Stimulate Domain-Specific Thinking.” Teaching History, no. 139 (2010): 52–59.
Hutton, Patrick. “Recent Scholarship on Memory and History.” The History Teacher 33, no. 4 (2000): 533–48. doi:10.2307/494950.
Jones, Kathryn, and Peggy Daisey. “The Value of Writing ‘How-to’ Books in High School World History and Geography Class.” The History Teacher 45, no. 1 (2011): 45–64.
Kane, Robert G. “Teaching as Counterinsurgency: Enhancing Pedagogical Effectiveness and Student Learning in a Culture of Distraction.” The History Teacher 43, no. 3 (2010): 375–96.
Kobrin, David. “Let the Future Write the Past: Classroom Collaboration, Primary Sources, and the Making of High School Historians.” The History Teacher 28, no. 4 (1995): 503–12. doi:10.2307/494638.
Kotzin, Daniel. “The Internet as an Opportunity for Students to Create Their Own Document-Based Question.” The History Teacher 34, no. 4 (2001): 487–96. doi:10.2307/3054201.
Lane, Lisa M. “Constructing the Past Online: Discussion Board as History Lab.” The History Teacher 47, no. 2 (2014): 197–207.
Lang, Seán. “Narrative: The under-Rated Skill.” Teaching History, no. 110 (2003): 8–17.
Lavoie, Catherine C. “Architectural Plans and Visions: The Early HABS Program and Its Documentation of Vernacular Architecture.” Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture 13, no. 2 (2006): 15–35.
Lee, Peter, and Denis Shemilt. “The Concept That Dares Not Speak Its Name: Should Empathy Come out of the Closet?” Teaching History, no. 143 (2011): 39–49.
Lovorn, Michael G. “Historiography in the Methods Course: Training Preservice History Teachers to Evaluate Local Historical Commemorations.” The History Teacher 45, no. 4 (2012): 569–79.
Marino, Michael P. “Looking for History in ‘Boring’ Places: Suburban Communities and American Life.” The History Teacher 47, no. 4 (2014): 489–509.
Moorhouse, Dan. “How to Make Historical Simulations Adaptable, Engaging and Manageable.” Teaching History, no. 133 (2008): 10–16.
Neumann, David. “Training Teachers to Think Historically: Applying Recent Research to Professional Development.” The History Teacher 45, no. 3 (2012): 383–403.
Newmark, Mark S. “Navigating the Internet for Sources in American History.” The History Teacher 30, no. 3 (1997): 283–92. doi:10.2307/494832.
Nichol, Jon. “Who Wants to Fight? Who Wants to Flee? Teaching History from a ‘Thinking Skills’ Perspective.” Teaching History, no. 95 (1999): 6–13.
Nix, Elizabeth M. “Wikipedia: How It Works and How It Can Work for You.” The History Teacher 43, no. 2 (2010): 259–64.
Nokes, Jeffery D. “Recognizing and Addressing the Barriers to Adolescents’ ‘Reading Like Historians.’” The History Teacher 44, no. 3 (2011): 379–404.
———. “Recognizing and Addressing the Barriers to Adolescents’ ‘Reading Like Historians.’” The History Teacher 44, no. 3 (2011): 379–404.
Pace, David. “Beyond ‘Sorting’: Teaching Cognitive Skills in the History Survey.” The History Teacher 26, no. 2 (1993): 211–20. doi:10.2307/494817.
Parker, J. Carlyle. “Local History and Genealogy in the Classroom: Without Cooperation between Teachers and Librarians, Research Assignments Risk Failure.” The History Teacher 23, no. 4 (1990): 375–81. doi:10.2307/494393.
Pearcy, Mark. “Student, Teacher, Professor: Three Perspectives on Online Education.” The History Teacher 47, no. 2 (2014): 169–85.
Pitcaithley, Dwight T. “Historic Sites: What Can Be Learned from Them?” The History Teacher 20, no. 2 (1987): 207–19. doi:10.2307/493029.
Riley, Glenda. “Organizing a Public History Course: An Alternative Approach.” The History Teacher 16, no. 1 (1982): 35–52. doi:10.2307/493500.
Robertson, Stephen. “What’s Wrong with Online Readings? Text, Hypertext, and the History Web.” The History Teacher 39, no. 4 (2006): 441–54. doi:10.2307/30037065.
Roff, Sandra. “Archives, Documents, and Hidden History: A Course to Teach Undergraduates the Thrill of Historical Discovery Real and Virtual.” The History Teacher 40, no. 4 (2007): 551–58.
Schuster, Leslie A. “Working-Class Students and Historical Inquiry: Transforming Learning in the Classroom.” The History Teacher 41, no. 2 (2008): 163–78.
Stearns, Peter N., and Joel A. Tarr. “Applied History: A New-Old Departure.” The History Teacher 14, no. 4 (1981): 517–31. doi:10.2307/493687.
Stemen, Mark. “Keeping the Academics in Service Learning Projects, or Teaching Environmental History to Tree Planters.” The History Teacher 37, no. 1 (2003): 73–78. doi:10.2307/1555600.
Straus, Emily E., and Dawn M. Eckenrode. “Engaging Past and Present: Service-Learning in the College History Classroom.” The History Teacher 47, no. 2 (2014): 253–66.
Taylor, Catherine, Matthew T. Downey, and Fay Metcalf. “Using Local Architecture as an Historical Resource: Some Teaching Strategies.” The History Teacher 11, no. 2 (1978): 175–92. doi:10.2307/492243.
Thaler, Valerie S. “Teaching Historical Research Skills to Generation Y: One Instructor’s Approach.” The History Teacher 46, no. 2 (2013): 267–81.
Thompson, Frederick. “Empathy: An Aim and a Skill to Be Developed.” Teaching History, no. 37 (1983): 22–26.
Weber, William. “The Evolution of ‘The History Teacher’ and the Reform of History Education.” The History Teacher 45, no. 3 (2012): 329–57.
Wood, Linda Sargent. “Hooked on Inquiry: History Labs in the Methods Course.” The History Teacher 45, no. 4 (2012): 549–67.