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We partnered with 25 schools in the Archdiocese of New York to pilot Gilder Lehrman’s Teaching Literacy through History program. Teachers reported greatly improved instruction and increased student reading and writing skills. 

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Archdiocese of New York Impact Statement, 2012–2013

Overview

Gilder Lehrman’s Teaching Literacy through History is a new teacher professional development program that integrates history and literacy under the Common Core State Standards to improve critical thinking, close reading, and analytical writing skills in students.

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Tim Bailey leads a group of students.
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July 8 – 14, 2012 Location: Columbia University
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Columbia University

Directors

Kenneth T. Jackson, Jacques Barzun Professor in History and the Social Sciences, Columbia University, Karen Markoe, Chair of Humanities Department, Maritime College, State University of New York

June 24 – 30, 2012 Location: Columbia University
Location: 
Columbia University

Directors

Kenneth T. Jackson, Jacques Barzun Professor in History and the Social Sciences, Columbia University, Karen Markoe, Chair of Humanities Department, Maritime College, State University of New York