Hamilton in the Classroom

Articles discussing the popular use of Hamilton: An American Musical in the classroom as a teaching tool for the American Revolution. 

Friedman, Brandis. “History Comes to Life as CPS Students Meet ‘Hamilton.’” Chicago Tonight, 8 March 2017, http://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2017/03/08/history-comes-life-cps-students-meet-hamilton.

Gorman, Nicole. “Broadway Musical ‘Hamilton’ Revitalizes Civic Education.” Education World, 11 January 2015, http://www.educationworld.com/a_news/broadway-musical-%E2%80%98hamilton%E2%80%99-revitalizes-civic-education-157001260.

–. “Guest Post: ‘Have You Read this?:’ Teaching About Early Republic Print Culture with Hamilton.” The Junto: A Group Blog on Early American History, 29 November 2016. https://earlyamericanists.com/2016/11/29/guest-post-have-you-read-this-teaching-about-early-republic-print-culture-with-hamilton/.

Mooney, Brian. “How ‘Hamilton’ helps me teach xenophobia and immigration.” The PBS News Hour, 8 April 2016, http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/why-i-teach-hamilton/.

Morales, Ed. “How ‘Hamilton’ Erases People of Color from Colonial New York.” Ed Morales, 11 March 2016, https://edmorales.net/2016/03/11/how-hamiltonerases-slavery-and-people-of-color-in-colonial-new-york/.

King, John. “What I Hope Students (and Education Policy Makers) Will See in Hamilton.” Medium, 14 March 2016, https://medium.com/@JohnKingAtED/what-i-hope-students-and-education-policymakers-will-see-in-hamilton-d03f7e63d3a3.

Orihel, Michelle. “A Pamphlet War in Song: Teaching Revolutionary Print Culture with the Musical, Hamilton.” The Junto: A Group Blog on Early American History, 12 May 2016. https://earlyamericanists.com/2016/05/12/michelle-orihel-a-pamphlet-war/.

Passanisi, Jody and Shara Peters. “Hamilton on Broadway: History with a Beat.” MiddleWeb, 15 November 2016, https://www.middleweb.com/26340/hamilton-on-broadway-student-tickets-available/.

Richmond, Emily. “‘Hamilton’ Changed Broadway. Now it’s Changing Teaching.” EWA Radio. Episode 77. 22 June 2016, http://www.ewa.org/ewa-radio/hamilton-changed-broadway-now-its-changing-teaching.

Schonfeld, Zach. “‘Hamilton,’ The Biggest Thing on Broadway, is Being Taught in Classrooms All Over.” News Week, 2 September 2016, http://www.newsweek.com/2016/02/19/hamilton-biggest-thing-broadway-being-taught-classrooms-all-over-424212.html.

Schukten, Katherine, Sarah Gross and Michael Gonchar. “The Ten-Dollar Founding Father Without a Father: Teaching and Learning With ‘Hamilton.’” The New York Times, 24 March 2016, https://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/03/24/the-ten-dollar-founding-father-without-a-father-teaching-and-learning-with-hamilton/?partner=rss&emc=rss&_r=1.

Unrau, Reuben. “‘Hamilton’ Inspires New Courses at North Western University.” Chicago Tonight, 14 November 2016, http://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2016/11/14/hamilton-inspires-new-courses-northwestern-university.

Zubrzycki, Jackie. “‘Hamilton’ Musical Will Make Appearances in N.Y.C. Classrooms.” Curriculum Matters, 15 April 2016, http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curriculum/2016/04/hamilton_musical_will_make_app.html.


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