Inside the Vault on Thursday, July 7: Common Sense

Thomas Paine, Common Sense, 1793. (Gilder Lehrman Institute, GLC08643)Inside the Vault: Highlights from the Gilder Lehrman Collection is an online program that explores unique primary sources from the Gilder Lehrman Collection.

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Explore the Schedule of Events for the Gilder Lehrman Teacher Symposium

We’re thrilled to return to in-person summer professional development this July with our inaugural Teacher Symposium at Gettysburg College—open to all K–12 teachers!
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How Did We Get Here? Register Now for Asian American History PD on May 3

Professional Development on Topical Issues
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EduHam Online April 2022 Newsletter: Announcing the 2021-22 Winners!

Welcome to the official newsletter for the Hamilton Education Program Online, the program whose goal is to help students in grades 6–12 see the relevance of the Founding Era by using primary sources to creat
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American Foreign Policy in Relation to Former Soviet States: Teaching Resources from GLI

What has been the US position on involvement in the Soviet or former Soviet states, including in relationship to NATO? In what ways has US soft power and military power evolved, especially in relation to Russia?
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Meet the 10 Winners of the In Their Own Words Student Essay Contest

Last fall we introduced the In Their Own Words essay contest to provide high school students with an opportunity to explore primary sources in the Gilder Lehrman Collection and demonstrate their skills in historical interpretation and textual analysis.
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Teacher Seminars: Focus on African American History

Gilder Lehrman Institute Teacher Seminars—part of our 2022 Summer PD programming–will be held online this summer, which means you can participate from anywhere, even on vacation.
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Recent Press Mentions

HAMILTON's Celebrated Education Program Returns in LA - Variety and Broadway World

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"The best way to teach history to our young people is to capture their imaginations," said Mayor Eric Garcetti. "That's why I'm excited to welcome Gilder Lehrman and the HAMILTON Education Program to Los Angeles. The EduHam program will give our students an opportunity to see the story of America's founding come alive right in front of their eyes - through the lenses of music, art, and creativity."
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Featured in FORBES Article on History Education

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In her February 2, 2022 Forbes article "Want Kids To Learn History? Ask These 4 Questions," Natalie Wexler cited the Gilder Lehrman Institute as "offer[ing] a dizzying array of programs based on the 75,000 items in its collection, all searchable online... It sponsors summer institutes with lectures by illustrious historians. But it also tries to reach students more directly. The institute counts some 30,000 schools as “affiliates,” and its document-focused lesson plans—some aimed at the elementary grades—are freely available online."
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2021 State History Teachers of the Year in the News

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KOLN/KGIN-TV 10/11 News broadcasts a story about the surprise ceremony for Nebraska History Teacher of the year Nathan Bassett of Lincoln Lutheran Middle and High School.
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