October

Teacher Workshop Painless: A Survival Guide to the “Dreaded” History Project 22 October 2016.Saturday, 9:00AM - 4:00PM Please RSVP   Are you a teacher who is tired of assigning the same old history paper year after year? By applying ...

Are you a teacher who is tired of assigning the same old history paper year after year? By applying National History Day methodologies in the classroom, you can transform the “dreaded” history project into an imaginative, engaging, and meaningful history experience. Using the broad theme of “Taking a Stand in History” as a springboard, you’ll explore how to approach primary source research in special libraries and archives through a range of historical documents, including letters, diaries, songs, petitions, and government records.

 

This program is open to Educators and students in grades 5-12. Teachers can earn 10 PDPs.

Date: October 22, 2016

Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Fee: $10 for teachers; FREE for students

To Register: Complete this registration form or contact the MHS education department: dbeardsley@masshist.org; 617-646-0570.

Program Highlights

  • Explore letters, diaries, and images from the Society's collection and participate in a hands-on activity that will engage your detective skills.
  • Lean more about Massachusetts History Day and how to participate in the program.
  • Take a behind-the-scenes tour of MHS and our current exhibition Turning Points in American History.
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November
Teacher Workshop We Need Your Vote! Election Propaganda from Adams to Roosevelt 5 November 2016.Saturday, 9:00AM - 4:00PM Please RSVP   Explore presidential campaign propaganda from our nation’s first election to twentieth-century ...

Explore presidential campaign propaganda from our nation’s first election to twentieth-century battles for the White House. Participants will examine documents and artifacts and discuss different strategies used to appeal to voters during specific campaigns. Using documents from three different centuries, we can investigate the issues that have resonated with Americans over time, and discuss how and why some of these subjects continue to serve as topics of debate in the 2016 election cycle

This program is open to educators of all grade levels. Teachers can earn 22.5 PDPs and/or one graduate credit (for an additional fee).

 

Dates: November 5, 2016

Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Fee: $25 per person (to cover materials and lunch)

To Register: Complete this registration form or contact the MHS education department: dbeardsley@masshist.org; 617-646-0570.

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Teacher Workshop Painless: A Survival Guide to the “Dreaded” History Project Please RSVP   registration required 22 October 2016.Saturday, 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Are you a teacher who is tired of assigning the same old history paper year after year? By applying National History Day methodologies in the classroom, you can transform the “dreaded” history project into an imaginative, engaging, and meaningful history experience. Using the broad theme of “Taking a Stand in History” as a springboard, you’ll explore how to approach primary source research in special libraries and archives through a range of historical documents, including letters, diaries, songs, petitions, and government records.

 

This program is open to Educators and students in grades 5-12. Teachers can earn 10 PDPs.

Date: October 22, 2016

Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Fee: $10 for teachers; FREE for students

To Register: Complete this registration form or contact the MHS education department: dbeardsley@masshist.org; 617-646-0570.

Program Highlights

  • Explore letters, diaries, and images from the Society's collection and participate in a hands-on activity that will engage your detective skills.
  • Lean more about Massachusetts History Day and how to participate in the program.
  • Take a behind-the-scenes tour of MHS and our current exhibition Turning Points in American History.
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Teacher Workshop We Need Your Vote! Election Propaganda from Adams to Roosevelt Please RSVP   registration required 5 November 2016.Saturday, 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Explore presidential campaign propaganda from our nation’s first election to twentieth-century battles for the White House. Participants will examine documents and artifacts and discuss different strategies used to appeal to voters during specific campaigns. Using documents from three different centuries, we can investigate the issues that have resonated with Americans over time, and discuss how and why some of these subjects continue to serve as topics of debate in the 2016 election cycle

This program is open to educators of all grade levels. Teachers can earn 22.5 PDPs and/or one graduate credit (for an additional fee).

 

Dates: November 5, 2016

Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Fee: $25 per person (to cover materials and lunch)

To Register: Complete this registration form or contact the MHS education department: dbeardsley@masshist.org; 617-646-0570.

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