• Thinking Historically in the media!

    Thinking Historically in the media! Project Director, Dr. Carla Peck, recently completed a series of nation-wide interviews focused on some of the results of Thinking Historically for Canada’s Future National Youth Survey: “Is history teaching stuck in the past?” (available in English only). Entries marked with an * indicate that the interview is published as a podcast.…

  • New blog entry: Thinking Historically About a Generation of Canadian Offshore Schools

    New blog entry: Thinking Historically About a Generation of Canadian Offshore Schools See the new contribution from the Thinking Historically for Canada’s Future Graduate Student blog series written by Ian Alexander, PhD student at the University of British Columbia.

  • Is history teaching stuck in the past?

    Is history teaching stuck in the past? New survey shows Canadian students believe history class is important but suggests teaching the past could use an update. Read all about it here.

  • New blog entry: What is Good Citizenship? Perspectives from Former Air Cadets of Diverse Identities

    New blog entry: What is Good Citizenship? Perspectives from Former Air Cadets of Diverse Identities Congratulations to Queen’s University PhD candidate Rebecca Evans, on the publication of their contribution to the Thinking Historically for Canada’s Future Graduate Student blog series, published in collaboration with our partner, Active History!

  • Context matters in history textbook production: A call to address the socio-political landscape of textbook production

    Context matters in history textbook production: A call to address the socio-political landscape of textbook production Abstract History textbooks are a tool of nation-building and often the only account of particular events, people and issues to which students will be exposed. This is one reason why it is important to examine, not only their content,…

  • Towards Indigenous place-based metaphors for environmental history education.

    Towards Indigenous place-based metaphors for environmental history education. In K. Horn-Miller & M. Kress, (Eds.), Land as relation: Teaching and learning through place, people and practices (pp. 259-269). Abstract In this chapter, we draw upon our respective positionalities as storytellers to countermand Eurocentric imagery and language that inform our histories of one place—the watershed regions…