History is a Process, Not a Pile of Flashcard Facts

Here’s the first of a trio of quick posts of interesting and valuable items that I discovered in the past few days.

In light of the uproar over the AP U.S. History curriculum in Oklahoma, this article from The Conversation by a professor in OK, succinctly states why those who are outraged don’t really understand history education.

My favorite line in the piece, which I try to remember as I teach Salvation History to my Freshmen:

History is a living process, not a ‘thing’ to be memorized.