...a great way to rejuvenate your study/love of American history.
~Cristina Kalesse, Red Clay School District
Turning points and learning points in American history.
Upcoming Special Events

Register for the following:

Presenter: Peter Kolchin, University of Delaware
Featured Book & Movie:  12 Years a Slave
Location:  304 Pearson Hall
Date: April 30, 2014
Time:  5:15-8:00 p.m.
Registration: Survey Monkey

Presenter: Katherine Mellen Charron, North Carolina State University
Featured Book:  Freedom’s Teacher – The Life of Septima Clark
Location:  Courtyard Marriott
Date: May 5, 2014
Time:  5:15-8:00 p.m.
Registration: Survey Monkey

Presenter: Terry Golway, Kean University
Featured Book:  Machine Made – Tammany Hall and the Creation of Modern American Politics
Location:  Courtyard Marriott
Date: May 8, 2014
Time:  5:15-8:00 p.m.
Registration: Survey Monkey

Presenter: Anne Bausum
Featured Book:  Sargeant Stubby – How a Stray Dog and His Best Friend Helped Win World War I and Stole the Heart of a Nation
Location:  Courtyard Marriott
Date: May 21, 2014
Time:  5:15-8:00 p.m.
Registration: Survey Monkey

Presenter: Steve Newton, Delaware State University
Presentation Title:  Decision in Delaware:  Analyzing the First State’s Debate over Secession and Civil War in 1861
Location:  Delaware Biotechnical Institute
Date: May 27, 2014
Time:  5:15-8:00 p.m.
Registration:  Survey Monkey


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History Teacher of the Year

Jill Szymanski 2013 National History Teacher of the YearGilder Lehrman Institute of American History names Jill Szymanski the 2013 National History Teacher of the Year

“I received this award largely as a result of my participation in the Teaching American History Freedom Project and the fact that I have tried to remain a lifelong learner,” Szymanski says.

“My history instruction over the past three years has improved greatly and I attribute this growth to my work with the University of Delaware through the Teaching American History grant’s Freedom Project.

The project has given me the time and resources to make important changes in my classroom practices.”

 

 


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District Partners

Red Clay Consolidated School District:

Becky Reed at Rebecca.reed@redclay.k12.de.us
Supervisor of Social Studies & Project Co-Director

Christina School District:

Portia Tyson at tysonp@christina.k12.de.us
Secondary Curriculum Specialist – Social Studies
District Co-Content Chair of  Secondary Social Studies
Christina School District


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