I have been working on this text this summer. It will be done by September, which gives us time to edit, revise, and make changes as needed. I am already under contract with Norton Publisher for this work, which is set to be published in January 2016. The work challenges students to think about historical content in a fashionable and analytical way; it moves them to think like historians.
Historical Thinking Skills in History, co-authored with John Irish, helps students hone the skills essential for success under the new AP history redesign courses. It includes chapters that utilize graphic organizers, cause and effect, chronological reasoning, compare and contrast, contextualization, continuity and change over time, defining the period, historical argument, and turning points as measures of skill building and refinement.