Examine a dark chapter in American history through first-person stories, historic photographs, and government documents with Tom Ikeda, Densho’s founding Executive Director who has conducted over 200 oral histories with Japanese Americans who were incarcerated during World War II. --> read more »
This clinic will address historic issues and make contemporary connections to Chinese experiences in the Americas. Speakers will provide perspectives on U.S. and diasporic histories, multicultural education, civil rights, race relations, voting rights, law, and Chinese culture. --> read more »
Participants will interact with primary sources in Buddhist arts, literature, and history that connect to major themes in social studies, such as the transmission of ideas between cultures and their local adaptations, the expression of values and beliefs in art and literature, the impact of religion on local societies and economies, and the role of religion in the contemporary world. --> read more »
The United States Mint H.I.P. Pocket Change website, www.usmint.gov/kids, offers FREE K-12 cross-curricular educational materials, and introduces students to the history of the coins they carry. H.I.P. Pocket Change, it's "History In your Pocket."
Teachers will learn how to implement an interactive notebook, and use videos, audio clips, maps, and other graphic organizers to help illustrate and teach themes in geography.
The author will discuss reasons and research for writing Thomas Jefferson: Inquiry History for Daring Delvers. The volume follows presentations made relating to the historical fiction The Others at Monticello.
This session will provide participants with resources and strategies to build global competency shared by non-profits in the NYC Global Education Coalition.
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