Learn American History through 50 pop songs

About Us

HistoryTunes.com was founded by two New York City public school teachers who saw a need for an alternative way for students to learn US History.

Mr. and Mrs. Gillenwater are these two New York City public school teachers.

Mr. Gillenwater holds a Master’s Degree in Secondary Education Social Studies.

Mrs. Gillenwater holds a Master’s Degree Elementary Education.

Besides being educators Mr. and Mrs. Gillenwater also write songs.

The US History Songbook tells the history of America through 50 pop songs.

These songs are based on National Social Studies Standards. They are designed to enhance student learning of American History and to help students pass standardized tests.

All songs produced and performed by Mr. Gillenwater.