July 19, 2015 – July 24, 2015
The Maryland Holocaust Educators Network gathers teachers from across the region to study the Holocaust and genocide in the context of local issues of civil rights and social justice. Twenty teachers from all disciplines, middle school through university level, will be accepted through a competitive application process. This is a free seminar. We anticipate CPED and graduate credit to be available. See attached flyer for more details.
July 13, 2015 – July 19, 2015
World History Institute
Hosted by The Alliance for Learning in World History
|The World History Institute will provide comprehensive professional development for the teaching of world history. Topics include conceptualization, student learning skills, pedagogy, content, and identifying available resources. The Common Core State Standards will be addressed by linking Institute curriculum to designated historical thinking skills. The Institute gives special attention to research, with an emphasis on showing teachers how they can integrate new ideas into the classroom with hands-on activities.|
July 13-19, 2015
University of Pittsburgh
$1500 for Tuition, Room & Board
- Tim Keirn, California State Long Beach
- Linda Black, Stephen F. Austin State University
- Deborah Smith Johnston, Concordia International School – Shanghai
- Linda Cargile, Bancroft Middle School, Long Beach Unified School District
- Patrick Manning and Katie Jones (University of Pittsburgh)
April 24, 2015
|About the Alliance:
The Alliance for Learning in World History is a collaboration of educators and history scholars organized to advance the teaching and learning of world history in classrooms-in the U.S. and in every part of the world. The Alliance is anchored at the University of Pittsburgh, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and the California State University, Long Beach (CSULB).
June 21, 2015 – June 25, 2015
Attention Elementary School Teachers! Looking for new, exciting ideas for your classroom? Then, this professional development program might be just what you need!
Ag in the Classroom Summer Workshop for teachers Grades K through 5
June 21-25, 2015
Westminster Conference Center
Maryland Agricultural Education Foundation, Inc. & Maryland Geographic Alliance
April 18, 2015
Light Breakfast and Boxed Lunch
Free On-site parking
April 4, 2015
On Saturday, April 4, 2015 the Treaty of Paris Center is proud to announce a presentation by Peter Hanson Michael, a descendant of President John Hanson (one of the 14 Presidents before George Washington). Peter will discuss his book, Remembering John Hanson, the definitive biography of the man who became President of Congress after a special election following the ratification of the Articles of Confederation. Remembering John Hanson is his sixth book. The presentation will take place in the Treaty of Paris Restaurant from 2:30pm – 3:30pm following the end of lunch. Admission is free.
In addition to Peter Hanson Michael speaking at 2:30pm you can:
- View the “America’s 14 Forgotten Presidents of Congress Before George Washington” exhibit
- Walk the two-hour Treaty of Paris Trail!
- Take a shorter Founding Fathers walking tour to follow in their Annapolis footsteps!
- Go on the Treaty of Paris Pub Crawl!
- Experience the Spirits of Mann’s Tavern Ghost Tour!
- Watch one of our 11 films!
- Browse our souvenirs!
For a complete schedule for April 4, please go to: www.treatyofpariscenter.org
March 28, 2015
Come to the Saturday, March 28, (9am-3:30pm), workshop “Youth, Gender, and Social Change in the Middle East,” co-sponsored by CCAS, the Department of Anthropology and the Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies, in the public lecture and education outreach series Islam and Anthropology. The speakers are active researchers in the region who talk with people from all walks of life. Their presentations will give you insights into trends on and under the surface, and give you and your students perspectives that move beyond the drumbeat of standard news reporting and analysis.
Speakers, topics, and more details are below, with required registration link. See details also at http://ccas.georgetown.edu/outreach-events. We hope to see you there!
March 19, 2015
- On Thursday evening, March19 at 7:30pm in the Maryland Inn’s Duke of Gloucester room, Benjamin Franklin, John Jay and John Adams request your presence to witness the signing of the 1783 Treaty of Paris, including a summary presentation on the negotiations by Mr. Franklin (with all the juice, behind-the-scenes details!). Don’t miss this unique chance to ask the Signers questions about the Treaty!
- 7:00pm: A picture of YOU signing the Treaty of Paris with Franklin, Jay and Adams!
- 7:30pm: A FREE performance by historical interpretive actor Christopher Lowell along with Phillip Webster and David Smith as John Jay and John Adams.
- 9:00pm: Dessert and drinks to follow at the Treaty of Paris Restaurant (pay-as-you-go).
- NO reservations necessary! Bring your friends! www.treatyofpariscenter.org
March 18, 2015
· Citizens, Society & the State: Adaptation and Transformation in Contemporary China. July 27-31, 2015. Application deadline: March 18, 2015. This four-day residential program will examine the rapidly changing social and political dynamics of contemporary China, with special attention to the emerging roles of citizens, including ways in which individuals and groups respond to and enable social and political change through protests, political participation, and self-organization. See complete details and application. http://www.colorado.edu/cas/tea/ncta/downloads/China_SI15_application.pdf
March 13, 2015
Korea’s Journey into the 21st Century: Historical Contexts, Contemporary Issues. July 13-17, 2015. Application deadline: March 13, 2015. In this four-day residential summer institute, secondary teachers will consider modern and contemporary South Korea’s distinct history, geography, intra-peninsular and international relations, and transnational cultural transmissions (e.g., K-pop, film, and design). Participants will work with specialists to learn about the Korean peninsula beyond the media coverage, drawing on Korean narratives and texts to enrich their teaching about contemporary South Korea in the classroom. http://www.colorado.edu/cas/tea/ncta/downloads/KoreaSI2015Application.pdf
January 24, 2015
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History invites local (DC, MD, VA, DE) educators with a passion for teaching social studies and facilitating adult learning to join us for the Teach-it-Forward Institute. The goal of the Institute is to familiarize participants with the Museum’s resources and teaching strategies, and to prepare them to share lessons learned with fellow educators. This program is free, and breakfast and lunch will be provided.
For elementary educators, session one will be conducted over the course of two days, August 4 and August 5, 2014. Session two will be on January 10, 2015.
For secondary educators, session one will be conducted over the course of two days, August 7 and August 8, 2014. Session two will be on January 24, 2015.
We are accepting applicants on a rolling basis until May 12, 2014. Space is limited, so please apply early. To apply, please visit http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/
All educators are eligible to apply.