Congratulations Maryland History Teacher of the Year!
Jimmy Grant, Fallston High School, was awarded the Gilder Lehrman Maryland History Teacher of the Year Award. Mr. Grant teaches AP U.S. History and is the social studies department chair. He is the Varsity Football Defensive Coordinator and Rho Kappa Advisor. Nominate a teacher or apply yourself for the 2017 Gilder Lehrman History Teacher of the Year Award.
A special message to social studies teachers from U.S. Secretary of Education John King
Win two tickets to opening night of Hamilton in Chicago and meet
Lin-Manuel Miranda at the after-party: The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is excited to partner with the producers of Hamilton: An American Musical and Prizeo for a chance to see the opening night performance of the musical in Chicago on October 19. What you’ll win:
• Two tickets to see Hamilton: An American Musical
• Round-trip airfare and two nights at a hotel for you and a guest
• Two tickets to the opening night after-party to meet Lin-Manuel Miranda
Every $10 you donate gives you 100 entries to win. Donate more and you’ll get more entries and access to exclusive rewards! Learn more about the exclusive rewards on offer here. Enter to win!
Design C3 Inquires with the Library of Congress: This opportunity for middle and secondary teachers and librarians combine Library of Congress political cartoons and the C3 Inquiry Design Model to create ready-to-go visually-based inquiries leading to civic action. Model inquiries from the Herblock collection Herblock Cartoon Exhibit: Pointing their Pens and from historic Presidential Election Resource Guides 1789-1920 will be presented.
- Explore search strategies for finding political cartoons at loc.gov.
- Analyze political cartoons using the Library of Congress analysis tool and the SCIM-C historical interpretation strategy.
- Explore ways to support student generated questions for research projects related to National History Day.
- Design a classroom-ready inquiry using Library of Congress political cartoons, the C3 IDM Blueprint and the C3 online IDM generator.