Student Hall of Fame

Each year, Prof. Pinsker adds to his online Student Hall of Fame, a collection of nearly 200 examples of outstanding student work derived from some of the best submissions to his classes over the last decade, including by high school students in the Knowledge for Freedom seminar.  On this page, we have featured those seminar Hall of Fame entries from Summer 2021 and Summer 2022.

Close reading essays

Audio document readings

Video document readings

Website projects

Teaching with the Student Hall of Fame

Here is a 25-minute video showing Director Matthew Pinsker illustrating for other Knowledge for Freedom directors in October 2022 how he teaches Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address, in part using an entry from the Student Hall of Fame by Ariana Suggs.

To find out more, visit the Teagle Foundation on “How  I Teach This Text”