Discover dynamic education programs and curriculum resources about the history of our city, state, and nation.
These workshops are an introduction to our approach to historic inquiry and an ideal place to start for those who have not worked with us before.
All of these topics are available as online PD for teachers or as in-person session(s).
Culturally Responsive Social Studies Instruction
Finding diverse resources is only the first step to creating a culturally responsive learning environment. Consider how inquiry-driven lessons, past-present connections, and other factors can create an inclusive classroom.
Inquiry-Driven Social Studies in the Remote Classroom
History online learning can still be inquiry-based learning! Learn how we took our classes online and create opportunities for discussion and student-driven discovery even when we can’t be in the same room.
Objects Tell Stories
Learn how to bring artifacts into the remote or in-person classroom and engage students of all ages in the work of historians.
Learning History with Images
Discover strategies for expanding your students’ understanding of history through visual inquiry.
The Past in Picture Books (K–5)
Practice techniques for combining picture books and primary sources to help students increase historical content knowledge, strengthen literacy skills, and build excitement for the past.
Deconstructing Documents (6–12)
Learn methods to support students as they engage with challenging historical texts—a vital and sometimes frustrating part of learning history.
Charting the Past with Maps
Explore maps as historical resources that can strengthen your students’ critical thinking and Complete our Custom Professional Learning Request Form to get started, including requests for workshops on other topics, themes, or techniques.
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