June 3, 2024

Bringing the Often-Overlooked Heroes of Juneteenth Into the Classroom

Looking for ways to inspire your students to continue engaging with inclusive history this summer break? Encourage them to learn about Juneteenth! Challenge your students to learn a bit about the history of the holiday, attend Juneteenth celebrations and gain new insights through unique historical programs and activities, like those hosted by the Ohio History […]

April 1, 2024

A Call to Remember: Teaching Genocide Awareness Month

Special thanks to our guest contributors at the Ohio Holocaust and Genocide Memorial and Education Commission (OHGMEC) for writing this month's blog on teaching Genocide Awareness Month. Genocide Awareness Month is observed annually in April to raise awareness about genocide, honor victims, and promote prevention efforts. Throughout this month, various organizations, educational institutions, and communities […]

November 14, 2023

Bring Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks World Heritage Sites to Your Students

This writer was traveling in Iceland last week and stopped by Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. When I chatted with their staff and told them I worked as a historian in Ohio, they immediately responded “Oh, you just got a new World Heritage site last month! Congratulations!” News travels fast if, even […]

June 13, 2023

🎶 School’s Out for Summer 🎶

🎶 School's Out for Summer 🎶

August 9, 2022

Prepare for Takeoff: Ohio’s Aviation History

May 31, 2022

Summer Exploration: Inside & Outside the Classroom