Dan Lewer

Dan Lewer


About Dan

Dan is a teacher, author, and the owner of History For Humans, which creates resources, curriculum, and courses for history teachers. Dan taught at a Title-1 public school on the Big Island of Hawaii for eleven years.  Although he still teaches part-time, he now spends most of his time with History For Humans. In 2017 he took a cross-country sabbatical visiting schools and collaborating with amazing teachers around the nation and in 2020 he was named the Hawai’i History Teacher of the Year.

Education and qualifications 

  • B.A. in Political Science, University of Hawai’i, Hilo

  • Certification in Secondary Education, University of Hawai’i, Hilo


  •  Dan lives on the Big Island of Hawai’i

Certificates and awards

  • 2020 Hawaii History Teacher of the Year 

  • National Board Certified Teacher

  • 3x Halloween Costume Winner @ Honoka’a High & Intermediate School

TeacherVision areas of expertise 

Dan is an engagement expert with a passion for helping teachers excite joy in learning history by making rigorous learning fun! His resources, courses, and video curriculum make history come alive while helping students build essential literacy and critical thinking skills.

Visit History4Humans.com!

Dan Lewer
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