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Current Programs

Spring 2016

Propaganda & the Holocaust

April 9, 2016, 9 am to 3 pm

This workshop is being held in conjunction with the US Holocaust Memorial’s traveling exhibition State of Deception at the LA Central Library. Highlights of the day include a talk on Propaganda and the Holocaust, a presentation from the US Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Regional Education Corps on teaching the State of Deception exhibit, a free copy of the book State of Deception. Breakfast and lunch are provided.

Location: CSU Long Beach

Fee: There is no fee to participate

To register, please click here.

 

Summer 2016

 

Cold War Home Front: An NEH Landmarks of American History & Culture Workshop

June 19-24, 2016 OR June 26-July 1, 2016

The Cold War Home Front in Southern California workshops explore the history and culture of aerospace production, a topic of immense importance for understanding the United States in the twentieth century. This workshop lecture-discussions by prominent historians, discussion of important readings in history, visits to key World War II and Cold War Sunbelt sites and regional museums, and exploration of outstanding digital primary source materials. For more information, please see the Cold War Home Front website.

Location: CSU Long Beach

Fee: There is no fee to participate; participants receive a $1200 stipend to defray costs of housing and transportation

The deadline to apply for this program has passed.

 

Totalitarianism and the Holocaust: The Eugene & Eva Schlesinger Endowed Teacher Workshop on the Holocaust

July 11-15, 2016

This one-week workshop features talks by noted Holocaust historians, presentations by teacher leaders, talks by Holocaust survivors, and high-quality classroom resources focused on the history of the Holocaust. The institute provides teachers with information about the historical context and major events of the Holocaust, as well as more detailed examination of particular themes that change each year.

Location: CSU Long Beach

Fee: There is no fee to participate; participants receive a $300 stipend

To register, please click here.

 

Alliance for Learning in World History

July 18-22, 2016

This is a week-long comprehensive workshop for the teaching of world history—conceptualization, student learning skills, pedagogy, content, and resources. Common Core is included through links of Institute curriculum to designated historical thinking skills. Modules of Institute curriculum have embedded lesson plans that can be implemented in the classroom. The Institute gives special attention to research in world history, and how teachers can integrate the new ideas in the field into the classroom with hands-on activities. For more information, please see the Alliance website.

Location: CSU Long Beach

Fee: $500

To register, please click here.

 

Teach India Summer Workshop

July 25-29, 2016

This week-long workshop examines the history and culture of India. The workshop includes presentations by historians and other scholars on specific themes in South Asia. Readings include novels, primary sources, and secondary texts relevant to teaching about India. Teacher leaders model standards-based lessons focused on historical thinking skills that support CCSS, and participants have time to develop their own lessons.

Location: CSU Long Beach

Fee: There is no fee to participate

To register, please click here.

 

Teach India Summer Workshop, Maryland

August 9-13, 2016

This week-long workshop examines the history and culture of India. The workshop includes presentations by historians and other scholars on specific themes in South Asia. Readings include novels, primary sources, and secondary texts relevant to teaching about India. Teacher leaders model standards-based lessons focused on historical thinking skills that support CCSS, and participants have time to develop their own lessons.

Location: Sri Siva Vishnu Temple, Greenbelt, MD

Fee: There is no fee to participate

To register, please click here.