The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy

8.7.18
Teaching The Reconstruction Era
Massachusetts

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The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy

Details
Course Type:
Seminar
Event Fee:
$420.00
Registration Fee:
$30.00

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. 

In this seminar you will:

  • explore the essential skills, knowledge, and dispositions for active and engaged participation in our democracy. 
  • Discover new interdisciplinary teaching strategies that reinforce historical and literacy skills
  • Explore themes such as historical memory, justice, and civic participation in a democracy
  • Receive a free copy of The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy

After 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

This seminar is eligible for graduate credit. Email [email protected] for details.

The Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL) has recognized Facing History as one of nine social-emotional learning programs(out of 400 reviewed) with a proven effect on students, including increased empathy, prosocial behavior, and a better classroom climate.

First Parish Brookline
382 Walnut Street
Brookline, MA 02445
8.7.18 - 8.9.18
8:30 am - 3:30 pm

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