The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy

2.23.17
Teaching the Reconstruction Era
Texas

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The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy

Details
Course Type:
Seminar
Event Fee:
$0.00

How does society rebuild after extraordinary division and trauma, when the ideals and values of democracy are most vulnerable? How does society rebuild after extraordinary division and trauma, when the ideals and values of democracy are most vulnerable? We will explore this significant period  in U.S. history, when Americans were faced with the challenge of restoring a nation amid the social and political upheaval of the civil war.

This is a hybrid professional development, combining online and face to face learning. We will have three online sessions, each a week long, and requiring approximately 4 hours of online work per session. Online sessions will be the week of February 23, March 2, and March 9. The face to face session is scheduled for March 25. Participants are expected to complete at least 4 hours of online coursework each week.

The registration deadline for this event is February 20, 2017.  

In this seminar you will:

  • Discover new interdisciplinary teaching strategies that reinforce historical and literacy skills
  • Explore topics including historical memory, justice, and civic participation in a democracy
  • Receive a free copy of The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy

After participating in this seminar you will:

  • Receive coaching and support as you implement this unit in your classroom
  • Become part of the Facing History Educator Network, with access to a rich slate of educator resources, including downloadable unit and lesson plans, study guides, and online tools
  • Be able to borrow books and DVDs through our online lending library at no cost

Requirements
Attendance for both online and face to face sessions are mandatory.

Pricing
There is no cost to attend this seminar.

If you have any questions about the course or scholarships, please contact [email protected].

Regsiter for the online portion only. 

Register below to complete both the online and face to face sessions.

Harmony Schools Central Office
9321 W Sam Houston Pkwy S
Houston, TX 77099
2.23.17 - 3.25.17
8:00 am - 3:30 pm

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