UMBCCenter for History Education

History Labs

A Guided Approach to Historical Inquiry in the K-12 Classroom

Credits

History Labs: A Guided Approach to Historical Inquiry in the K-12 Classroom was developed through Teaching American History grant partnerships with Baltimore County Public Schools and the Howard County Public School System, Maryland, with support from the U.S. Department of Education. History Labs materials may be used in educational settings, following fair-use guidelines.

University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)
Center for History Education
Dan Ritschel, D.Phil. Director Rachel Brubaker Director of Program Administration
Digital Projects Director
History Labs Project Historians
Lester Brooks, Ph.D. Anne Arundel Community College
Marguerite Hoyt, Ph.D. Peter Levy, Ph.D. York College of PA
Kriste Lindenmeyer, Ph.D. Rutgers University-Camden
Andrew Nolan, Ph.D. UMBC
William E. Orser, Ph.D. UMBC
Lawrence Peskin, Ph.D. Morgan State University
New Media Studio
William Shewbridge, D.C.D. Director Janet Schwartzman Web Designer
Consulting Editors
Renee Baylin Baltimore County Public Schools Jennifer Braithwaite Darrow Jeanette Lampron Howard County Public School System Adam Laye Baltimore County Public Schools Laura Kemmer Marshallsay Lane Muth Baltimore County Public Schools Tina Nelson Baltimore County Public Schools Jeremy Spahr University of Maryland, Baltimore County Abbie Stiffler Baltimore County Public Schools
Baltimore County Public Schools
Rex M. Shepard Coordinator of Secondary Social Studies
Teaching American History Grant Program Director Barry Lanman, Ed.D. Teaching American History Grant Program Resource Teacher Timothy Rualo Coordinator of Elementary Social Studies Bruce A. Lesh History Labs Lead Master Teacher,
Franklin High School
Multimedia Project Editor Wendy Schanberger History Labs Lead Master Teacher,
Hereford Middle School
Stephanie Bohn Middle School Resource Teacher
History Labs Master Teacher Corjie Tarlton History Labs Lead Master Teacher,
Sparks Elementary School Melinda Becker Chadwick Elementary School
Multimedia Project Contributor Elizabeth Getsinger Westowne Elementary School
Multimedia Project Contributor Jodie Virago Sudbrook Magnet Middle School
Multimedia Project Contributor
Video & Multimedia Production
BCPS-TV The Education Channel
Executive Producer Eric Dodson Producer/Editor Todd Porter Director of Photography Craig Crawley
Graphics & Animation Clyde Shipp Script Writer & Narrator Beth Bugnaski Script Content Bruce A. Lesh
Howard County Public School System
Mark J. Stout, Ph.D. Coordinator of Advanced Programs and Secondary Social Studies
Teaching American History Grant Program Director Winnie McCulloch Teaching American History Grant Program Manager
Kimberly Eggborn Coordinator of Elementary Social Studies
History Labs Elementary Resource Teacher Robert Coffman Instructional Facilitator for Secondary Social Studies
History Labs Secondary Resource Teacher