Humanities for Our Teachers

Dan Lewer of Honokaʻa Intermediate and High School Wins Gilder Lehrman History Teacher of the Year Award

Mr. Lewer teaches social studies to 9-12 graders: AP US History, US History, World History, Participation in Democracy, and Modern History of Hawai’i. He believes in creating a true sense of wonder in the classroom, and loves to make his students “struggle” in ways that encourage them to think more fully about complex historical issues that have left indelible tangible marks on the ways we understand the present. 

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This year, our K-12 workshops are offering exciting and valuable resources for students and teachers. Our fall event lineup includes our November teacher workshop on Woman and the American Story. This workshop will be virtual, and we are happy that teachers from all islands can join. Click below for information on this event. We hope to see you there!

Join Us! Sign Up  for Women and the American Story Virtual Teacher Workshop



Mālama Our History Community Speaker Series and Friday Q&A Sessions



Our Mālama Our History Community Speaker series and Friday Q&A Sessions continue! Over the past weeks, we have heard from amazing community speakers, who have shared the wealth of digital resources of their organizations. See our Padlet below to access the presentations of the community speakers we have had so far. It is being continuously updated, so check back frequently for new materials! If you are interested in attending a session, there is still time! And if you have any questions on History Day or need help with a project, these Friday afternoons are also the time to ask! We invite you to join us.