Matt Cantrell and Jason Wheeler – ARI Innovations Mini Grant

Matt Cantrell and Jason Wheeler – ARI Innovations Mini Grant

Biography

American Seminar is a collaboratively taught class that teaches high school students history through literature. Cantrell and Wheeler provided attendees with a detailed lesson plan that demonstrated how to successfully incorporate language and rhetorical instruction alongside historical analysis. Moreover, this session highlighted how American Seminar has researched similar programs at prestigious universities, such as Harvard and Oxford, and is using the research to adapt courses to the local high school level.