FREE PD workshop for US history and Indiana history teachers

26 Jul 2014 1:11 PM | Anonymous

Are you ready to incorporate more Hoosier stories into your American history classroom? Join us for a FREE one-day teacher workshop in preparation for the 2016 State Bicentennial. Get resources to help you use Indiana as an example in your American history and social studies classes.


Each one-day workshop features:

  • "Indiana History in the American Story," keynote address by Dr. James H. Madison
  • "Hoosiers and the American Story," a new 300-page supplemental student text by Dr. James H. Madison and Lee Sandweiss that explores Indiana examples of the topics taught in the American history classroom. FREE copies for you and your students!
  • "Destination Indiana for the Classroom," an exciting way to explore Indiana online through more than 300 virtual historical journeys around the state.

Choose one of three dates:
 1) Thursday, November 6, 2014 (Indianapolis)
 2) Thursday, November 13, 2014 (Fort Wayne)
 3) Thursday, November 20, 2014 (Madison)


Free workshop includes substitute teacher reimbursement, travel stipend, lunch, free books for your students, and more.


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Made possible by a generous grant from Lilly Endowment, Inc., and endorsed by the Indiana 2016 Bicentennial Commission. Sponsored by the Indiana Historical Society and Indiana Humanities.

Becky Schlomann, Indiana Historical Society

Indiana Council for the Social Studies a member of the National Council for the Social Studies  

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