July 9, 2013
This summer institute, to be held July 9-17, 2013, on the CU Boulder campus, considers challenges facing Japan today and offers perspectives on Japan’s directions in the 21st century. Twenty teachers will be selected to participate; they will receive travel stipend, lodging, meal package, and resource materials. Graduate credit is available for a modest fee. Details and application package are available at: http://www.colorado.edu/cas/tea/programs/downloads/Re-Inventing%20Japan%20Summer%20Institute%20Flyer.pdf.
July 10, 2013 – July 12, 2013
Street Law, Inc. is conducting a Civics and Civil Rights Institute in Washington, DC, July 10–12, 2013. The professional development institute is open to high school social studies teachers from CT, DC, DE, MA, MD, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, and VA. Participants will spend three stimulating days in downtown DC expanding their knowledge and learning new methods for teaching African American students about civil rights and how they can be active, engaged members of their communities. Teachers will participate in a series of interactive workshops with high-caliber instructors and civil rights leaders that thoroughly examine past and current civil rights issues. For additional event information and to apply, visit www.streetlaw.org/CCRI. The application deadline is April 1, 2013.
July 10, 2013 – July 12, 2013
This summer, Street Law, Inc. will conduct its first Civics & Civil Rights Institute in Washington, DC, from July 10–12, 2013. This professional development institute provides educators with a valuable opportunity to expand their knowledge and learn new methods for teaching about civil rights.
Teaching about human trafficking, voting rights, same-sex marriage, and immigration are just a few of the important issues that will be covered. Participants will learn and participate in effective, student-centered strategies for teaching about civil rights—including using historical documents to teach about civil rights and teaching about civil rights through hip hop music. Other highlights include an exclusive tour of the National Archives and a civil rights tour of Washington.
Sessions will be led by high-caliber instructors and civil rights leaders, and participants will leave the Institute with several civil rights lessons, activities, and resources from Street Law, Inc. and the National Archives.
July 14, 2013 – July 19, 2013
This workshop, sponsored by the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia at Indiana University, offers participants the opportunity to explore the historical and cultural context of literature in East Asia, while engaging in discussion of short stories, novels, and poetry. Participants work with specialists in history, religion, society, language, and literature as well as a master high school world literature teacher. Access complete details and application at http://www.iu.edu/~easc/outreach/educators/literature/index.shtml.
July 14, 2013 – July 20, 2013
This one-week NEH Landmarks of History and Culture Workshop for k-12 teachers will be held in Albany, New York. This workshop examines the history, culture and legacy of the Shakers. Participants will engage in interactive seminars with scholars; investigate Shaker artifacts and primary documents and tour three historic Shaker sites: Hancock Shaker Village, Watervliet Shaker Historic District and Shaker Museum Mount Lebanon. Throughout the workshop participants will brainstorm on how to apply their discoveries to curriculum and bring the fascinating history of the Shakers to life for contemporary students. Applications are due March 4. For full program description and application procedures visit: www.siena.edu/shakerworkshop.
July 21, 2013
This National Endowment for the Humanities workshop will be held at Niagara County Community College in Sanborn, New York. Eighty k-12 educators will spend one week studying the social, cultural, political, and economic impact of the Erie Canal in an academically intensive environment led by university scholars. Tours of several historic sites will supplement classroom learning. For more information and application information: eriecanalwny.org/.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 4, 2013
July 22, 2013 – July 26, 2013
The George C. Marshall International Center at Dodona Manor in Leesburg, Virginia is pleased to announce the eleventh annual Marshall Immersion Workshop. This five-day workshop is open to a limited number of high school level American and world history teachers and school system social studies supervisors. Participants will meet at Marshall’s museum home, Dodona Manor, in Leesburg, Virginia to learn more about Marshall’s contributions to twentieth century history. Using video materials and a series of primary documents from the Truman Presidential Library and the Marshall Library, participants will gain a better understanding of the life and remarkable legacy of Secretary of State Marshall, specifically his significant role in securing the passage of the European Recovery Program. For more information and to apply for the workshop, visit http://www.georgecmarshall.org/Marshall-Immersion-Workshop. Application deadline is March 15.
July 28, 2013 – August 3, 2013
The George Washington Teachers’ Institute is a residential teacher professional development program focused on the life and times of George Washington and his legacy. Participating teachers immerse themselves in the study and discussion of this critical period of American history and the remarkable role George Washington played in the founding of our nation. The institute is free of charge for Maryland teachers who are selected, and meals, residence on the Estate, and a travel stipend are provided. Application deadline is April 5. For more information and application materials, visit http://www.mountvernon.org/content/teachers-institute.
July 29, 2013
During this five-day workshop at Korea Cultural Center in Los Angeles, teachers will learn about Korean history and culture from prominent scholars, and deepen their understanding of Korean American students and their families. Fellowship opportunities to cover travel, hotels, and meals are available. Application deadline is March 29, 2013. For
more information and to apply, contact Daniel Lee at: email@example.com.
July 29, 2013 – July 31, 2013
Summer Teachers’ Institute, presented by the Baltimore Jewish Council, Jewish Museum of Maryland and the Maryland State Department of Education runs from July 29th through July 31st and features the Jan Karski Educational Foundation, a tour of a new exhibit at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum and a day at the Jewish Museum of MD learning to teach Maus in the classroom, creating lesson plans that tie in with the new Common Core Standards and more! A $25 registration fee includes breakfast and lunch on Monday and Wednesday and bus transportation to the Holocaust Museum. For further details, application and questions, contact: Deborah Cardin firstname.lastname@example.org