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

Professional Development: Yale Peabody Summer Institute for High School Teachers

Topic: "The Indigenous Atlantic: Encounters, Exchanges, and Endurance" Dates: June 30- July 3, 2014Location: New Haven, CT The 2014 summer institute will focus on the indigenous peoples of the Atlantic: their ENCOUNTERS with Europeans and Africans; the resulting EXCHANGES of cultures, ideas, foods, and technologies; and the ENDURANCE of indigenous peoples to the present day. Drawing upon the abundant resources of Yale University’s museums, libraries, and faculty, the institute will focus on the lives and experiences of the indigenous societies of the Caribbean and New England.The application deadline is April 18.

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!).