November 23, 2013
A FREE professional development opportunity for K-12 educators at the Walters on November 23rd sponsored by the American Institute for Oriental Research. It is
ideal for teachers who like ancient art and archaeology. For more details and to register for this workshop, please email email@example.com by November 1, 2013.
Spend the day learning about African cultures and history with national African Studies scholars and educators in a teacher’s professional development course hosted by the African Studies Association (ASA) and the Reginald F. Lewis Museum.The cost is FREE. Visit the link below for more information and registration.
November 6, 2013
Primary Source announces a new online course – Windows to the Islamic World: Art, Architecture, and Music — that will run this fall. This is a 4-week course open to all K-12 educators.Dates: November 6, 2013 – December 10, 2013 PDPs/Credits: 22.5 PDPs; 1 graduate credit Fee: $225 plus fee for 1 graduate credit ($100) The time for completing each session is approximately 3-4 hours.
More details and registration information can be found at http://primarysource.org/
November 2, 2013
Georgetown University’s Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies is proud to announce a professional development workshopfor MD-DC-VA area K-12 educators who are interested in expanding their knowledge of Eurasian history, culture and current events. Please copy and paste the following in a word document to view detailed information.
October 18, 2013
The annual MDCSS fall conference featuring keynote speakers Cokie Roberts and Taylor Branch will be held at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel and Conference Center in Annapolis, MD. Please visit mdcss.org for details and registration.
October 12, 2013
FLOW (Facilitating Learning Through Outdoor Watershed) Education is a comprehensive professional development program for classroom teachers focusing on the history, ecology, and geography of the Chesapeake Bay. The course utilizes face-to-face workshops, interactive online programs, and field experiences to increase teachers’ content knowledge and provide students with meaningful outdoor experiences on the Chesapeake Bay and its tidal tributaries.
For complete program details and application information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
October 5, 2013
(See October 3rd description)
Teacher Open House at the Newseum!
Free Admission for Educators
Saturday, Oct. 5, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Newseum is pleased to host its fourth annual Teacher Open House on Saturday, Oct. 5. As registered attendees, teachers will be able to sample our on-site education programs as well as resources available through our Digital Classroom. Throughout the day, educators will experience the Newseum’s seven floors of interactive galleries, chat with museum educators and enjoy refreshments overlooking a fabulous view of Pennsylvania Avenue and the U.S. Capitol dome.
In addition, teachers who RSVP will be entered into a drawing for dinner for two at The Source, Wolfgang Puck’s famous restaurant adjacent to the Newseum.Educators interested in attending should RSVP online. We hope to see you there! Verification of hours will be provided.
*Valid teacher ID required to receive free admission and to participate in programs. Must be a current teacher, principal, counselor, librarian, school district level staff or college professor. Valid forms of ID include: school identification, pay stub, letter from the principal on school letterhead, insurance card, union card, or letter of intent to home school issued by a government agency or school district.
For more information visit: www.newseum.org/education/teacher-resources/teacher-open-house/
October 4, 2013
(See October 3rd description)
October 3, 2013
The Council for Economic Education’s Conference is a nationwide annual gathering of educators including K-12 teachers, college and university professors and Federal Reserve partners held this year right here in Maryland at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront October 3-5, 2013. This national conference features a diverse selection of presentations, workshops and events to enable classroom teachers, administrators and central office supervisors to raise the levels of economic and financial literacy knowledge among K-12 students. It also features the latest in curriculum development, instructional materials, teaching strategies, new programs and best practices; outstanding speakers on current economic and financial topics; hands-on technology education sessions; networking opportunities; and teacher roundtables to discuss shared issues, accomplishments, challenges and opportunities.
Conference information is available at: http://www.councilforeconed.org/ . Locally, contact Debbie Batchelor at the Maryland Council on Economic Education at email@example.com or via phone at 410-704-2137.