in New Hampshire
Welcome to the New Hampshire Social Studies Content
Browse the menu to find information about Social Studies frameworks,
teaching awards, and other resources.
Teacher of the Year
The “Preserve America” History Teacher of the Year
Award is a White House
initiative that recognizes outstanding American history teachers
and the crucial
national role of American history education. Click here for more
"The Old Man" by the Back Shed String
For those who mourn the loss of the Old Man of
the Mountain, this original song, performed by
Shed String Band of Monroe, NH, can be used to highlight
the history of the Old Man through song.
The MP3 is free for social studies teachers to use for
non-profit educational purposes.
Mary Saucier Choate,
The Back Shed String Band
Play The Old Man
MP3 and download the lyrics
(PDF file). This MP3
file plays just fine in QuickTime and in iTunes,
Player or Real Player. Free downloads for Mac and PC
New Hampshire State Board of Education has adopted new minimum
standards, including a new Civics high school graduation
In 2002-2003, the Legislature
created a Commission to study “The State of Civic
Education in NH schools.” That
commission surveyed all NH schools (K-12) on that subject.