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 the first of a two-part series on their work.
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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
In this segment, high school teacher Sophia Sapozhnikov shares her reflections on what educators gain from implementing History Unfolded in the classroom. Read More
On November 17, History Unfolded turned 1 year old. What an exciting year it has been! The website launched with 10 Holocaust-related topics for research, a completely blank map, and a lot of big dreams. Since then, we have added 21 new events, and you’ve helped us reached impressive milestones. Read More
How did some newspapers in southern Florida report on Holocaust-era events as they occurred? We now have a better understanding thanks to the work of current and future teachers taking a graduate course at the University of South Florida under Professor of Social Science Education Michael Berson. Read More