Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

Megan Linehan

Megan Linehan is an education specialist at the National Museum of American History. Megan has experience teaching secondary history and adult ESL, developing curricular materials, and leading afterschool academic programming. She is excited to spark curiosity and conversation through this year’s National Youth Summit.

To Reimagine the Future, Start by Expanding the Stories of Our Past

Looking back at beloved children's stories and historical narratives taught in the classroom, two educators ask us to consider whose perspectives were centered. Through ongoing National Youth Summit programming, historical case studies provide an opportunity for students to expand their thinking about stories of our past.