Are you a history teacher or school administrator who wants to take your history department faculty on the road this summer? If the answer it yes, TeachingHistory.org has put together a very informative website called “Visiting History: A Professional Development Guide. It includes helpful tips on planning your trip, creating a useful learning experience, and connecting your historical trip to the classroom
And while you’re at it, why not consider inviting a historian to come along. If I ever get my idea for a center on American history and a civil society off the ground, I would like to recruit historians who are willing to work with school teachers both inside and outside the classroom. Stay tuned.