Resource: H-Net

When I’m teaching myself about a new theme, region, or time period, I often start by browsing H-Net, a collaborative online space for academic humanists and social scientists that is organized around subject “networks.” While the site is run for and by academics, most networks have a teaching resource page that may include sample syllabi […]

Lesson Plan in Humans and the Environment

“The environment shapes human societies, and as populations grow and change, these populations in turn shape their environments.” AP World History: Modern Course and Exam Description, 2019 The above quote almost seems like a truism, but it obscures an academic sore spot, an ongoing discussion (and sometimes argument) between scholars. There are some who emphasize […]