How can historians use the scholarship of teaching and learning to bridge the gap between what historians do and what students learn? David Pace (Indiana Univ. - Bloomington), one of the historians who has pioneered research into history teaching and learning in the United States, talks about the potential this work has to positively impact students' lives and help make the benefits of college more accessible to students who need them the most, and how it can help early-career faculty thrive in their first years on the job.