Gena Oppenheim Helps You Tell Your EduHam Story in Spring History School Course

The Hamilton Education Program Online (EduHam Online) has proven a creative outlet for many students in 2020 and 2021. EduHam Online helps students in grades 6–12 see the relevance of the Founding Era by using primary sources to create a performance piece as Lin-Manuel Miranda did in the musical Hamilton, Have you as a student or teacher ever felt the need for more guidance in how to approach starting such a project?

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Submit Your Hamilton Education Program Online Videos for Spring 2021!

The Gilder Lehrman Institute is pleased to announce that the national competition and lottery are now open for spring 2021 submissions for the Hamilton Education Program Online.
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Summer 2021 Professional Development with the Gilder Lehrman Institute

The Gilder Lehrman Institute and its partners are excited to offer three different ways for teachers to learn with us in the summer of 2021.
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Nominations Now Open for National History Teacher of the Year 2021

Nominations are now open for the National History Teacher of the Year Award for 2021.
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2019 George Washington Prize Winner Colin G. Calloway on Book Breaks this Sunday

2019 George Washington Prize Winner and National Book Award for Nonfiction Finalist Colin G.
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Sophie White Wins the 2020 Frederick Douglass Book Prize

On December 9, 2020, Yale University’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition announced the winner of the 22nd annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize.
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Teacher and Student Reunited through Pace–Gilder Lehrman American History MA

Their lives had taken different paths in the years since Bruno Morlan Villafuerte sat in Shannon Rosenfeld’s first AP Government class thirteen years ago, but these paths converged in 2020 through the Gilder Lehrman Institute. Shannon and her former student Bruno, now a high school teacher himself, recognized each other during a live Q&A session in their Spring 2020 American Immigration course taught by UT Austin professor Madeline Hsu in the Pace–Gilder Lehrman MA in American History Program.
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Recent Press Mentions

Daina Ramey Berry's "Lives of the Enslaved" Pace–Gilder Lehrman Online MA Course Featured in NBC News Article

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Daina Ramey Berry at the 2019 Frederick Douglass Book Prize AwardsIn a Dallas-Fort Worth NBC affiliate article exploring “How to Transform Black History Education in Schools,” Daina Ramey Berry’s “Lives of the Enslaved,” a Pace–Gilder Lehrman Online MA in American History course, was featured prominently.

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The New York Times Remembers Richard Gilder

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Richard Gilder at the Frederick Douglass Book Prize Ceremony in 2011Sam Roberts wrote a comprehensive obituary for Richard Gilder on May 14, 2020, calling him “a billionaire investor and benefactor who was instrumental in revitalizing two neglected exemplars of American democracy — the study of American history and Central Park.”

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EduHam at Home Announced in a Washington Post Feature Article

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Student performers at an EduHam performance in San Francisco on March 4, 2020The Washington Post announced the EduHam at Home program on April 21, 2020, with a feature article by theater critic Peter Marks. Along with exploring the development of EduHam itself, the article highlights Gilder Lehrman Institute president James Basker’s explanation of how and why EduHam at Home works:

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