July 14, 2014 – July 18, 2014

NEH America’s Industrial Revolution at The Henry Ford

America’s Industrial Revolution at The Henry Ford is a recognized National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshop that will draw together K-12 educators and administrators from around the country to dialogue with leading scholars and museum curators, and learn about the impact of industrialization in America. Participants will explore the diverse ways that Americans experienced social change between 1760s and the 1920s through lecture/discussions and by visiting select sites in Greenfield Village and Henry Ford Museum, including Thomas Edison’s Menlo Park Laboratory, Hermitage Plantation Slave quarters, 1760s Daggett Farm, 1880s Firestone Farm, and a railroad roundhouse. In addition, participants can explore archival sources in the Benson Ford Research Center and dedicate time to collegial lesson plan development. The week’s activities will culminate with a visit to a related National Historic Landmark, the Ford Motor Company’s Rouge industrial complex.

Workshop dates are July 14-18 and August 11-15, 2014.The deadline for applications is March 4, 2014. Prospective applicants should visit www.thehenryford.org/neh for application instructions and complete workshop details.

Please note that each workshop is limited to 40 participants only. Participants will be selected through a competitive process and will receive a stipend of $1,200. Stipends are intended to help cover living expenses, books and travel.  Additionally, participants will have a chance to earn continuing education, undergraduate, and graduate credit.

 

Contact Paula Gangopadhyay  at paulag@thehenryford.org or direct specific application-related inquiries to Christopher Hemler, Manager of Education and Learning Programs, via email at ChristopherH@TheHenryFord.org or by phone at 313.982.6036.

Start: July 14, 2014 8:00 am
End: July 18, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: The Henry Ford
Address:
Dearborn, MI, United States

July 14, 2014 – July 18, 2014

GW University Pre-College Program

For teachers of High School Seniors: Two, 2-week non-credit social science courses are being offered at The George Washington University: “US Foreign Policy and Multilateralism” and “Principles of International Law.”
The courses run one right after the other, one for each 2-week summer session, with the first one starting on July 7, 2014. Students are housed on campus and then take afternoon field trips all over Washington DC to foreign embassies, government agencies and non-governmental organizations.
The classes are ideal for rising seniors who wish to see what life is like on the campus of one of DC’s major private institutions or who wish to experience Washington DC in general as a possible destination for college, and the courses introduce students to concepts that may lead to the discovery of a chosen field of study once in college. The entire GW Pre-College schedule can be viewed at: http://precollege.gwu.edu/
For more information contact:
Mark Croatti
Instructor, GW Pre-College Program
Washington, DC 202-436-5909
mcroatti@gwu.edu

Start: July 14, 2014 9:00 am
End: July 18, 2014 3:30 pm
Venue: George Washington University
Address:
2121 Eye St. NW, Washington DC, 20052, United States

July 21, 2014 – July 25, 2014

“A Visionary Adventure across Continents”: The George Marshall Immersion Workshop

The Marshall Immersion Workshop, July 21 – 25, 2014

The George C. Marshall International Center announces the 12th Annual Marshall Immersion Workshop, promising an exciting professional and collegial experience for high school-level American and modern European history teachers, and social studies supervisors. During the workshop, all expenses are paid during the workshop  to include food (excluding one evening during the workshop, and the night of arrival and departure from the workshop), 6 nights of lodging and transportation during the workshop,  and participants receive free materials, and re-certification points.

The workshop focuses on the far-reaching impact of the European Recovery Program (ERP) commonly known as “The Marshall Plan.”  The week-long program begins at Marshall’s museum home, the Marshall House, in Leesburg, VA. Using a series of primary documents from the Truman Library and the Marshall Archives, 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 ERP.

Persons interested in applying should log onto the George C. Marshall International Center website at www.georgecmarshall.org.   On the homepage, click on Programs & Events, then Education Programs, then Marshall Immersion Workshop.  The application deadline is   March 14, 2014.

Start: July 21, 2014
End: July 25, 2014
Cost: Free

July 21, 2014 – July 25, 2014

GW University Pre-College Program

For teachers of High School Seniors: Two, 2-week non-credit social science courses are being offered at The George Washington University: “US Foreign Policy and Multilateralism” and “Principles of International Law.”
The courses run one right after the other, one for each 2-week summer session, with the first one starting on July 7, 2014. Students are housed on campus and then take afternoon field trips all over Washington DC to foreign embassies, government agencies and non-governmental organizations.
The classes are ideal for rising seniors who wish to see what life is like on the campus of one of DC’s major private institutions or who wish to experience Washington DC in general as a possible destination for college, and the courses introduce students to concepts that may lead to the discovery of a chosen field of study once in college. The entire GW Pre-College schedule can be viewed at: http://precollege.gwu.edu/
For more information contact:
Mark Croatti
Instructor, GW Pre-College Program
Washington, DC 202-436-5909
mcroatti@gwu.edu

Start: July 21, 2014 9:00 am
End: July 25, 2014 3:30 pm
Venue: George Washington University
Address:
2121 Eye St. NW, Washington DC, 20052, United States

July 28, 2014 – August 1, 2014

Smithsonian Summer Institutes: Teaching the Humanities through Art

Secondary Educators! Be inspired this summer at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, as you join colleagues from across the country for an exciting exploration of the connections among American art, technology, and your curricula. Attend one of our week-long institutes in the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C. Stay connected with your new found colleagues and Museum staff throughout the year.

Core subject teachers for grades 6-12 may apply as individuals or as part of a team. Priority will be given to social studies and English/language arts teachers.

Applications are due Monday, March 31, 2014 Registration Fee: $200 per participant

June 23–June 27, 2014

OR

July 28–August 1, 2014

For more information and the application please visit: http://americanart.si.edu/education/dev/institutes/

Graduate credits, scholarships, and low-cost housing accommodations are available. For more information, please contact us at AmericanArtInstitutes@si.edu

Start: July 28, 2014
End: August 1, 2014
Venue: Smithsonian American Art Museum
Address:
Washington DC, United States
Cost: $200

July 28, 2014 – July 30, 2014

National Portrait Gallery Summer Teacher Institute

For all Grade Levels: Want to delve deeper into reading portraiture?  Apply for the National Portrait Gallery summer teacher institute, “Learning to Look with the National Portrait Gallery.” Integrating portraiture into the classroom provides exciting opportunities to connect students with history, biography, visual art, and many other subjects. The Summer Teacher Institute will take a broad look at the Portrait Gallery’s collection.
The institute will be held TWICE in July!  The first session will take place July 7-9 and the second July 28-30.  The application deadline is April 15th. More information and application information can be found by visiting: http://npg.si.edu/education/teachprog.html or by contacting

Briana Zavadil White

School and Teachers Programs Coordinator

National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution

whitebz@si.edu

202-633-8503 phone

202-633-8521 fax

Start: July 28, 2014
End: July 30, 2014
Venue: National Portrait Gallery
Address:
801 F St. NW, Washington DC, 20004, United States

July 28, 2014 – August 1, 2014

GW University Pre-College Program

For teachers of High School Seniors: Two, 2-week non-credit social science courses are being offered at The George Washington University: “US Foreign Policy and Multilateralism” and “Principles of International Law.”
The courses run one right after the other, one for each 2-week summer session, with the first one starting on July 7, 2014. Students are housed on campus and then take afternoon field trips all over Washington DC to foreign embassies, government agencies and non-governmental organizations.
The classes are ideal for rising seniors who wish to see what life is like on the campus of one of DC’s major private institutions or who wish to experience Washington DC in general as a possible destination for college, and the courses introduce students to concepts that may lead to the discovery of a chosen field of study once in college. The entire GW Pre-College schedule can be viewed at: http://precollege.gwu.edu/
For more information contact:
Mark Croatti
Instructor, GW Pre-College Program
Washington, DC 202-436-5909
mcroatti@gwu.edu

Start: July 28, 2014 9:00 am
End: August 1, 2014 3:30 pm
Venue: George Washington University
Address:
2121 Eye St. NW, Washington DC, 20052, United States

August 11, 2014 – August 15, 2014

NEH America’s Industrial Revolution at The Henry Ford

America’s Industrial Revolution at The Henry Ford is a recognized National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshop that will draw together K-12 educators and administrators from around the country to dialogue with leading scholars and museum curators, and learn about the impact of industrialization in America. Participants will explore the diverse ways that Americans experienced social change between 1760s and the 1920s through lecture/discussions and by visiting select sites in Greenfield Village and Henry Ford Museum, including Thomas Edison’s Menlo Park Laboratory, Hermitage Plantation Slave quarters, 1760s Daggett Farm, 1880s Firestone Farm, and a railroad roundhouse. In addition, participants can explore archival sources in the Benson Ford Research Center and dedicate time to collegial lesson plan development. The week’s activities will culminate with a visit to a related National Historic Landmark, the Ford Motor Company’s Rouge industrial complex.

Workshop dates are July 14-18 and August 11-15, 2014.The deadline for applications is March 4, 2014. Prospective applicants should visit www.thehenryford.org/neh for application instructions and complete workshop details.

Please note that each workshop is limited to 40 participants only. Participants will be selected through a competitive process and will receive a stipend of $1,200. Stipends are intended to help cover living expenses, books and travel.  Additionally, participants will have a chance to earn continuing education, undergraduate, and graduate credit.

Contact Paula Gangopadhyay  at paulag@thehenryford.org or direct specific application-related inquiries to Christopher Hemler, Manager of Education and Learning Programs, via email at ChristopherH@TheHenryFord.org or by phone at 313.982.6036.

Start: August 11, 2014 8:00 am
End: August 15, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: The Henry Ford
Address:
Dearborn, MI, United States