Professional Development Opportunities and Announcements
The Interfaith Center of New York and Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York are pleased to announce a new educational program, funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. In July of 2012, we will host an N.E.H. summer institute for school teachers, entitled Religious Worlds of New York: Teaching the Everyday Life of American Religious Diversity. --> read more »
The Newberry Library, Chicago
July 16, 2012 to August 10, 2012 --> read more »
"Asia as the Crossroads of World History, 600-1800"
July 8-13, 2012
Keynote Speakers: Pamela Crossley and Xinru Liu
This Institute is for you if:
You are new to teaching World History and looking for ideas, support, comfort.
You are not new to teaching World History but would like ideas, support, comfort. --> read more »
This three-week institute, sponsored by the Interfaith Center of New York and Union Theological Seminary, will meet from July 16th to August 3rd, 2012. It will help public, private, and parochial school teachers teach more effectively about American religious diversity by
- distinguishing academic from devotional approaches to the study of religion;
The National Endowment for the Humanities, through its Landmarks in American History and Culture Program, will support two week-long workshops celebrating the heritage of the Mississippi Delta. --> read more »
NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Summer Teacher Workshops : Inventing America: Lowell and the Industrial RevolutionSubmitted by TimDaly on Mon, 12/05/2011 - 5:33pm
The Tsongas Industrial History Center invites educators from across the U.S. to Lowell, MA, for "Inventing America: Lowell and the Industrial Revolution," a week-long summer workshop funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. --> read more »
The U.S. Department of State has launched a new interactive website, http://diplomacy.state.gov/discoverdiplomacy/, to introduce the world of diplomacy and the work of the Department to high school and college students. --> read more »
Educator Open House
[ FREE TO ALL EDUCATORS!]
Sunday, October 2, 2011 | 10:00AM-6:00PM |Advance Registration Required!
Your mission: uncover new and exciting resources to invigorate your curriculum. In this exclusive event teachers will:
Receive spy-related education materials for all subject areas --> read more »
From September 6-30, The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is offering complimentary access to this electronic field trip about the conflict and compromises that accompanied the ratification of the U.S. Constitution. To register for complimentary access to “A More Perfect Union,” go tohttp://giftnation.history.org.
“Participation has opened my eyes to the cultural and educational similarities and differences of our countries. This has been one of the best professional development opportunities I have had in my 25 plus year career.” - 2010 Educational Seminars Participant --> read more »