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June 18-21, 2012 at the Lincoln Heritage Museum, Lincoln, IL

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Music Moves Minds Conference

Music Moves Minds Conference
Presenting Music-Infused Curricula Aligned with State Standards
Friday, June 1, 2012 at Conservatory Lab Charter School, 25 Arlington St, Brighton, MA

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Teaching for Change's Busboys and Poets Bookstore book signing event Monday, June 18th, 2012

Teaching for Change's Busboy and Poets Bookstore welcomes Katherine Mellen Charron to discuss and sign her new book, Freedom's Teacher: The Life of Septima Clark
Monday, June 18th, 2012 6:30-8:00 PM. Sponsors include: Center for Inspired Teaching, NCSS, Institute for Policy Studies, Teaching for Change, as well as Busboys and Poets.

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World Affairs Seminar 2012 Global Communication 2.0: Technology's Impact on Understanding

Technological advances in communication have changed the world in ways never imagined, even a few years ago. The world’s 7 billion people are more connected than ever before in history. Ideas and information that once took years to reach the corners of the globe now travel in milliseconds.

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The National Park Service is partnering with American Public University

The National Park Service at Harpers Ferry, WV is partnering with American Public University to offer teachers an on-site summer workshop at the historical park, in conjunction with an online graduate history course.

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NCSS Summer Workshops 2012

NCSS annually presents Summer Workshops, designed to strengthen classroom techniques. These workshops take place around the nation during the summer months, and feature in-depth, hands-on teaching methods. Learn more about Summer Workshops at

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Teaching for Change's Busboys and Poets Bookstore book signing event Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Teaching for Change's Busboys and Poets Bookstore
welcomes William Katz to discuss and sign the new edition of his book,
Black Indians: A Hidden Heritage on Wednesday, May 9th, 2012 6:30 to 8:00 PM. The first 15 classroom teachers to arrive will receive a free copy of the featured book, thanks to the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities.

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New York Public Library Summer Workshops 2012

Cullman Center Institute for Teachers - Summer Seminars
LOCATION: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Select Dates * see below
Cost: Free

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Congress in the Classroom Summer Workshop 2012

  • Deadline: April 15, 2012 *

Congress in the Classroom is a national, award-winning education program now in
its 21st year. Developed and sponsored by The Dirksen Congressional Center, the
workshop is dedicated to the exchange of ideas and information on teaching
about Congress.

Congress in the Classroom is designed for high school or middle school teachers

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2012 Choices Leadership Institute: Competing Visions of Human Rights

The Choices 2012 Summer Leadership Institute provides teachers with an opportunity to examine the concept of human rights and the challenges of enforcing human rights at an international level. Using the Choices curriculum unit, Competing Visions of Human Rights: Challenges for U.S.

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