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Current Programs

 

 

Summer 2016

 

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

June 19-24, 2016 OR June 26-July 1, 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. This summer’s workshop will focus on patterns of genocide in comparative context. 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

To register, please see the Cold War Home Front website.

 

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 $200 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.