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The National Humanities Center’s (NHC’s) work in education and outreach aims to lbuild a deeper understanding of best practices in teaching and learning in the K-16 classroom. Each week starting in October, the America in Class webinar series with will introduce a leading scholar to discuss and share insights on a compelling topic in the humanities. Supported with text recommendations and primary source collections, each session also identifies inquiry-based strategies for introducing these concepts to younger students.
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The American Psychological Association (APA) is pleased to announce the first-ever APA Summit on High School Psychology Education, which will take place July 9-14, 2017, at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. The goal of the summit is to strengthen the value, delivery, assessment, and reach of psychological science through the teaching of high school psychology. In a high school psychology course, students gain an understanding of the complexities and diversity of human thought and behavior. Enrollment numbers in high school psychology courses are strong and growing.
Deadline: 
12/05/2016
September 29, 2016 - 5:00pm EDT to November 3, 2016 - 9:45am EDT
“Designing C3 Inquiries with Library of Congress Political Cartoons” is a free, interactive online experience and a chance to earn 24 CEU hours. It will be held Thursdays September 29 through November 3. 2016, 5:00pm – 7:00pm ET.
Deadline: 
9/28/2016
August 25, 2016 to December 16, 2016
Earn professional development hours or university credit with Population Education, which is offering its first online professional development course for social studies and science educators of grades 6-12, to be held October 17, 2016 – December 16, 2016.
Deadline: 
10/17/2016

The National Humanities Center presents ongoing professional development with its “America In Class” primary and secondary resources, webinars, and lessons for history teachers. The fall 2016 schedule of webinars features topics such as “Wampum and the Early Shaping of America,” “Jefferson as Leader, ”Lincoln as Leader,” and “Gender in Antebellum African American Autobiographies.”  Visit americainclass.org.

 

Join the Choices Program for Professional Development this fall. Get ready to implement Choices in your classroom. Led by a local Teaching Fellow or a Choices staff member, introductory workshops are designed to introduce teachers to Choices curriculum units and approach. The workshops are participatory, “so come ready to be engaged and inspired.”

Each Choices introductory workshop includes:

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