"History: Change We Can Believe In": Teaching American History regional conference
Friday, May 29 -- Saturday, May 30, 2009
held at Illinois Institute of Technology
A Call to All U.S. History Teachers, Grades 6-12: You are invited to participate in a conference of, by, and for U.S. History teachers
Keynote Speakers: Dr. Linda Levstik, "Doing History & Taking Action" and Dr. James Anderson, "How We Teach Race in American History"
Featuring Workshops and Presentions:
- Interactive workshops and panels by teachers on using primary sources in the classroom, reading strategies, teaching U.S. history thematically and specific topics such as doing History Fair, teaching by design, and more.
- Presentations by DBQ, the Constitutional Rights Foundation, and the Chicago History Museum
- Tours of IIT world-famous architecture, historic Bronzeville and the Stockyards
- CPDUs offered each day and free materials
To register or for more information go to: http://sites.google.com/site/tahconference/
REGISTER BY FRIDAY, MAY 16 and receive FREE registration, a FREE conference t-shirt, and FREE copies of books by both keynote speakers (books and t-shirt limited to the first 75 registrants; must be present at conference to receive items).
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