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.
We will begin our morning together at the All-State Community Conversation featuring 57 Bus author Dashka Slater. Led by a panel of local activists and advocates, we'll discuss the role of restorative justice in our schools, communities, and juvenile justice system, and explore themes of race, class, gender, identity, and forgiveness.
In the afternoon we will explore how we as educators encourage young people to explore their identity and membership through history and literature within a middle school setting.