Join hundreds of teachers, academics and curriculum specialists at the 2005 National Council for History Education (NCHE) Conference "Conflict and Cooperation in History" as they welcome noted biographer, David McCullough to the Hilton Pittsburgh & Towers. The conference runs April 21 - 23, 2005.
Located at the forks of the Ohio, and at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, the “Point” attracted George Washington due to its strategic importance on behalf of the Virginia colony.
The "Point" should attract you in 2005 due to the tactical teaching advantage to be gained in the classroom. Attend a myriad of sessions, exhibits and field trips reflecting the conference theme which provide practical pointers on combining content and pedagogy. The conference concurrent sessions also feature four strands; TAH grants, Elementary, French & Indian War, and World History.
Register on or before December 31, 2004 to save up to $40.00 on conference fees.
Conference Highlights include:
David McCullough - Pulitzer-prize winning biographer as the Keynote Speaker on Thursday, April 21st at 1:30 PM. McCullough will be speaking about the rich history of Pittsburgh as a lens through which to view all of US History.
Fred Anderson - Historian at the University of Colorado, and author will be discussing George Washington and the French & Indian War on Friday, April 22nd at 8:30 AM.
Bill Tsutsui - Director of the Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Kansas will speak on Friday, April 22nd at 4:15 PM about the 100th anniversary of the Russo-Japanese War and its impact on World and US History.
PBS Filmmakers - Ben Loeterman and Eric Stange will talk about a documentary's principles of selection (what to put in, what to leave out, and what's important of a good story) as they relate to their latest documentary, "The War That Made America." The filmmakers speak at 10:30 AM on Saturday, April 23rd.
For more information and to register on line, point your browser to the web address shown below.
National Council for History Education
26915 Westwood Road, Suite B-2
Westlake, Ohio 44145
FAX: 440-835-1295 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Visit the website at http://www.nche.net
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