In this segment, high school teacher Sophia Sapozhnikov shares her reflections on what educators gain from implementing History Unfolded in the classroom. Read More
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The History Unfolded Blog
Meet Ms. Perry
Like most educators around the country, Jaymie Perry, a middle school teacher at Immaculate Heart of Mary in Grand Rapids, Michigan is not in it for the money. Or the fame. Or even the long summer vacations. Ms. Perry believes in the value of providing students with real-world educational experiences which will advance their opportunities in life. Read More
It All Started with a Tweet
One morning in early February 2016, (now former) History Unfolded project lead Elissa Frankle stumbled upon Professor Matthew Delmont’s project Black Quotidian on Twitter. Dr. Delmont was then teaching at Arizona State University.
In addition to helping students hone primary source reading and analysis skills, the History Unfolded project has also helped participants make unexpected personal connections. In this video, Bronx High School of Science student Audrey Lang shares the impact the project had on her. Read More
Dr. Martin Kalb is Assistant Professor of History at Bridgewater College in Virginia. For the past year, Dr. Kalb has been a strong project supporter. This post is the first of a three-part series, in which Dr. Kalb and his students recount the impact History Unfolded has had on them. Read More
Dr. Jeremy Best is a professor of history at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. Dr. Best, his undergraduate students, and members of the local community have been uploading articles to the History Unfolded website for nearly a year. This guest blog post is about their work.
In 2017, we caught up with Dr. Doris Kearns Godwin during the US Holocaust Museum’s annual Tribute Dinner. Dr. Goodwin was aware of our work with History Unfolded: US Newspapers and the Holocaust. Because she is a Pulitzer Prize winner in history for her book, No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II, we were particularly interested to get her thoughts on the project. Here is what she had to say about it: