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Reading and Note-Taking Strategies for History Class! – AJ Tutoring

The 6th century CE historian Gregory of Tours opened his great work of history Decem Libri Historiarum (The Ten Books of History), with the line “A great many things keep happening, some good, some bad,” and I think this encompasses very much the trials and tribulations of note taking and ... Read More


How to Make a History Class Interesting

There are several AP history classes that students may have the opportunity to take during their high school years. The most popular is AP United States history, or “APUSH” as many call it, as well as AP European history and AP world history. All three of these classes/exams are in the same ... Read More


How to Navigate AP History Class Content

There are three main AP level history subjects offered by the College Board, AP US history, AP European history, and AP Modern World history. By far the most commonly offered subject from this group is AP US history of ‘APUSH’ as many refer to it, and it is typically taken by high school ... Read More


Decolonizing American History: A Reading List – AJ Tutoring

Systemic oppression, abuses of power, and the rise of protest movements has left many students of history searching for explanatory texts and perspectives for grappling with the context of racial injustice in the United States and the American continents. History teachers are handling ... Read More

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