H-Net's Network for High School History and Social Studies Education



Welcome to H-High-S! The primary purpose of H-High-S is to facilitate an ongoing discussion of curriculum, instructional strategies, and educational resources involved in teaching history, social studies, and related subjects in American secondary schools.

Recent Content

CFP: Special issue of the *World History Bulletin* on Empires and the Great War.

The World History Association's *World History Bulletin, *based at Georgia State University, is accepting submissions, under the guest editorship of Dhara Anjaria, for a forthcoming issue (Spring 2015) on European colonial empires. To mark the centenary of the Great War (1914-1918),  submissions revolving around Empire and the Great War are especially welcomed. Themes include, but are not limited to, colonial engagement with the war, the impact of the war on imperial geopolitics, and post war treaties and

Authors may consider all aspects of historical scholarship, including research, pedagogy, or theory. Submissions should be sent to Dhara Anjaria
at dhara.anjaria@gmail.com

Events: Learning About Learning, Reinventing the Classroom, ISTE Unplugged, Gaming in Ed, More!

Hang on to your hat--a flurry of event announcements:  two big events coming up within just a few weeks that are going to be TERRIFIC; really fun notes about what we'll be doing at ISTE this year as part of "ISTE Unplugged;" a brand new conference announcement for "Gaming in Ed;" the call for proposals our annual Library 2.0 conference; and more... :)

All events are free (thanks to our terrific sponsors!).

New Sea of Liberty Website

From the Magna Carta to the Arab Spring, the quest for greater liberty and self-government has shaped history. Through a partnership between the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University and the Thomas Jefferson Foundation, which owns and operates Monticello, educators and students now have access to liberty-related resources through the Sea of Liberty <seaofliberty.org>— an interactive online tool for teaching, exploring, and sharing the power of Jefferson’s ideas.

Histories of the National Mall Website

Bringing students to Washington, DC this spring or summer? A new
mobile-friendly website, Histories of the National Mall,  mallhistory.org
can help you and your students discover the rich history that shaped the
National Mall.

Mallhistory.org is perfect for offering your students a short activity
before the Smithsonian museums open, or while everyone is waiting in line to visit the Washington Monument. Students can find the answers to questions such as, Why is this space called a "Mall"? Did cattle ever roam the Mall? Were people ever allowed to swim in the Tidal Basin or the Reflecting Pool?