5:30pm: Registration | 6:00pm: Program
This seminar introduces educators to Teaching Mockingbird, which incorporates civic education, ethical reflection, and historical context into a literary exploration of Harper Lee's novel.
CTLE hours are avaialble for New York State teachers.
This seminar explores the Reconstruction era and its importance to understanding citizenship, belonging, and democracy in the United States today. This seminar and curricular resources are part of an ongoing collaboration with New Visions for Public Schools.
CTLE hours are avaialble for this seminar.
In this seminar, participants will explore how the choices of immigrants, policy makers, and other individuals, both citizens and non-citizens alike, have redefined the relationship between freedom and democracy and have shaped what it means to be American.
Join us for the Second Annual Facing History Middle School Teacher Symposium, and learn first-hand about specific content and teaching strategies that meet the developmental and academic needs of preteens.
Keynote speaker: Dashka Slater
Dashka Slater has been telling stories since she could talk. An award-winning journalist who writes for such publications as The New York Times Magazine and Mother Jones, she is also the author of nine books of fiction and non-fiction for children and adults. Her 2017 young-adult true crime narrative, The 57 Bus, has received numerous accolades, including the 2018 Stonewall Book Award from the American Library Association and the 2018 Beatty Award from the California Library Association.