Ham4Progress Award for Educational Advancement

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is proud to partner with Hamilton on the Ham4Progress Award for Educational Advancement. The award supports college-bound high school students from communities that directly experience the consequences of injustice and discrimination. The award will provide up to seventeen students $2,000 each for educational purposes in 2023, such as Read More ⟶

Help Find the Next Street Law Classroom Champion

Since 2005, Street Law has honored a handful of extraordinary classroom teachers through an annual award known as the Street Law Classroom Champion Award. The select few educators given this award represent the best of the best when it comes to civic education. This includes teachers like you who build civic agency and advance justice Read More ⟶

Summer Residential Programs at Mount Vernon

Apply to attend a 5-day onsite professional development program at Mount Vernon that delivers inclusive 18th-century content, inquiry-based classroom resources, and best practice strategies for connecting Washington and the diversity of the 18th century to students’ lives today. All educators (K-12) in a formal school setting are eligible to attend. We seek and welcome applications Read More ⟶

Nominate a Student for Mount Vernon Prize

Did a student, or group of students, write a research paper on George Washington’s presidency? Create an artistic piece about his legacy of leadership? Produce a documentary about his military career? Reference Washington in a speech while running for class office? Nominate the student or students for the Mount Vernon Prize in Excellence in Civics Read More ⟶

Registration Open for Gilder Lehrman Summer 2023 PD

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is pleased to announce multiple in-person and online professional development programs for educators in summer 2023! Explore all of our summer PD opportunities for K–12 educators: Seven teacher symposiums, 12 online teacher seminars, weeklong in-person teacher seminars. Applications open Dec. 1 for K-8 teachers to explore “The Making Read More ⟶

2023 Library of Congress Summer Onsite Workshops

Join the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., for a free three-day professional development workshop, where you’ll learn and practice strategies for using primary sources with K-12 students. Three sessions will be offered: July 5-7, July 12-14, July 17-19. In each session, Library of Congress education specialists will model a variety of hands-on, inquiry-based teaching Read More ⟶

Get Your 2024 Electoral College Map Poster

C-SPAN Classroom is excited to announce that our NEW 2024 Electoral College Map poster is ready for display in your classroom! Teachers across the country are always amazed at the self-directed interest that our posters generate among their students. Featuring the new Electoral College map based on the 2020 census, this nearly 4-foot by 4-foot Read More ⟶

New SCOTUS in the Classroom Cases

Hot off the presses, get Street Law’s first SCOTUS in the Classroom case of the term (and it’s a twofer)!: Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard and Students for Fair Admissions v. UNC. These cases tackle the constitutionality of race-conscious admissions policies at institutions of higher education. These cases will be argued on October 31, Read More ⟶

Street Law Launches LegalTimelines.org

Street Law is thrilled to announce the launch of LegalTimelines.org, its exciting new curricular project supported by a Library of Congress Teaching With Primary Sources (TPS) grant. LegalTimelines.org is an interactive, educational site designed to teach middle and high school students about the historical evolution of U.S. laws on important contemporary legal issues. The site Read More ⟶

C-SPAN Classroom Launches Midterm Election Website

The C-SPAN Education team has launched a new website to help you learn more about the upcoming 2022 midterm elections! For more information on C-SPAN Classroom or for additional educational resources for your classroom, please visit the C-SPAN Classroom website or contact educate@c-span.org. Read More ⟶