Ep. 48: Humanizing Everybody

Nick and Marc welcome back Dr. Tracey Benson to the podcast to discuss the Black Lives Matter movement, racial literacy, activism in the NBA and the role of schools in the ongoing march toward social justice.

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Guest: Dr. Tracey Benson

Book Talk: Unconscious Bias in Schools

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Episode 23: The Gilder Lehrman Institute


Raise the history geek flag high! Nick and Marc celebrate the show’s first anniversary at the Gilder Lehrman Institute in Manhattan and interview their president, Dr. James G. Basker.

Topics include:

  1. Teaching through primary source documents
  2. Promoting a love of history in our schools
  3. Opportunities for teachers to study abroad

“Methods Lab” – Bringing Hamilton, the man and the musical, to urban schools

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Links from the show:

  1. The Gilder Lehrman Institute
  2. Oxbridge Academic Programs
  3. Hamilton educational outreach
  4. Nominate someone for National History Teacher of the Year