Register for "Foundations of American Government: The Electoral College" Workshop
Posted by Gilder Lehrman Staff on Monday, 05/10/2021
“How Did We Get Here?” is a vibrant new workshop series designed to provide teachers with ready-made, classroom-friendly resources on difficult topics in American history. The online programs feature lectures by eminent scholars of American history and expert advice for teaching these topics in the classroom from some of the Gilder Lehrman Institute’s master teachers. All participants receive Teaching Literacy through History lesson plans with enhanced features to align with online learning practices.
Our first two sessions with historian Hasan Kwame Jeffries, Professor of History, The Ohio State University, and host of Teaching Tolerance’s Teaching Hard History podcast, were “How Did We Get Here?: Race Relations in America and African American Experiences: Jim Crow” and “How Did We Get Here?: Race Relations in America and African American Experiences: The Long Civil Rights Movement.”
Register now for our third program, “How Did We Get Here?: Foundations of American Government: The Electoral College,” on June 1, 2021 with historian Alexander Keyssar, Matthew W. Stirling Jr. Professor of History and Social Policy, Harvard Kennedy School, and Pulitzer Prize finalist for The Right to Vote: The Contested History of Democracy in the United States.