As some of you know, I am leading a week-long Gilder-Lehrman Institute of American History seminar this summer at Princeton University. The seminar is geared toward K-8 teachers and will focus on "The Thirteen Colonies." (Sorry, the application window is now closed). Just yesterday I learned I will be assisted in the seminar by Nate McAlister, the 2010 Gilder-Lehrman Institute National Teacher of the Year. Nate teaches 7-8 grade social studies at Royal Valley Middle School in Mayetta, Kansas.
If you are taking the seminar, we already have some cool things planned. Stay tuned. In the meantime, here is Nate: