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Eisenhower Academy 2011

The 14th annual Eisenhower Academy, a
summer institute for teachers, will be held
July 10–15, 2011 at Gettysburg College
and Eisenhower National Historic Site
in Gettysburg, PA. Sponsored by the
National Park Service, Gettysburg College,
and Mount St. Mary’s University, the
Academy presents an in-depth perspec-
tive of Dwight D. Eisenhower as president

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American Sociological Association conference for High School Sociology Teachers 2011

The American Sociological Association
is hosting a conference for High School
sociology teachers at its annual meeting
in Las Vegas from August 19–20, 2011.
The keynote speaker is Dr. Barbara Petzen,
speaking on “The Realities and Stereotypes
of Teaching Minority Cultures.” The con-
ference will include a panel on “Preparing
Students for the Successful Transition to

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The National Archives and Records Administration 2011 Summer Educator Institutes

The National Archives and Records
Administration announces its annual insti-
tutes for educators in the summer of 2011.
Primarily Teaching: Original Documents and
Classroom Strategies will be held at five of
the agency’s locations:

This year, the sessions held at the
National Archives in Washington, DC, and
at the Dwight D. Eisenhower Library in

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"Digging through History: Tools for Teachers" Summer Institutes

“Digging through History: Tools for Teachers”Summer Institute

July 11–15, 2011, is offered by The Independence
Park Institute in Philadelphia, PA.

Explore the historic resources of Valley Forge and
Independence National Historical Parks. The
workshops sessions feature various primary
sources such as an archeological dig and
laboratory, web and digital resources, arti-

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Summer Workshop for Social Studies Teachers at UMASS Dartmouth

The Center for Indic Studies, UMASS-Dartmouth is sponsoring a teacher workshop this summer on Dharmic traditions, which include Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism.

This summer training program for teachers to be held at UMass Dartmouth will be offered two times in July. Participants may attend one of the two five-day workshops- Session I: July 18-22 or Session II: July 25-29.

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The Roots of Revolution: Through the Eyes of Egyptian Youth

Egypt's youth were the engine that drove the revolution. Join a live, international discussion with more than a dozen of these remarkable young leaders as they share their experiences, hopes, and aspirations for their new Egypt.

Date: Monday, May 2, 2011
Time: 8:00AM-Boston
5:00AM- San Francisco

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The Cullman Center Institute for Teachers SUMMER SEMINARS

The Cullman Center Institute for Teachers offers two distinct programs for professional development that give teachers an opportunity to enrich their understanding of history and literature and to learn about doing research in one of the world's great libraries. The Institute is located in The New York Public Library's landmark building on Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street.

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2nd Annual Civil Rights Teachers' Institute

Little Rock Central High National Historic Site invites teachers to apply for the 2011 Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site Teachers’ Institute that will focus on the Civil Rights Movement. This Institute will bring teachers together in Little Rock, Arkansas from Sunday, July 17, 2011 through Friday, July 22, 2011 for a comprehensive study of the Civil Rights Movement with emphasis in school desegregation.

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The American Sociological Association Conference for High School Educators

The American Sociological Association is hosting a conference for High School Sociology teachers at its annual meeting in Las Vegas from August 19-20, 2011 . The keynote speaker is Dr.

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Images as Tools: A Workshop on Japanese Images and Identities for K–12 Teachers

8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Saturday, April 2, 2011
Honolulu Academy of Arts
Honolulu, Hawaii

Sponsored by the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) and the Honolulu Academy of Arts (HAA)

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