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The online application is now posted for the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program (DA) for K-12 teachers. By conducting educational research abroad, U.S. teachers gain new skills, learn new instructional methods and assessment methodologies, and share best practices with international colleagues and students. Teachers also have the opportunity to expand their understanding of other cultures and international education systems that will enrich their U.S. schools and local communities with global perspectives.
Deadline: 
12/01/2016
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The online application is now posted for the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program (DA) for K-12 teachers. By conducting educational research abroad, U.S. teachers gain new skills, learn new instructional methods and assessment methodologies, and share best practices with international colleagues and students. Teachers also have the opportunity to expand their understanding of other cultures and international education systems that will enrich their U.S. schools and local communities with global perspectives.
Deadline: 
12/01/2016
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
October 17, 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: 
10/10/2016
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 Mary K. Bonsteel Tachau Teacher of the Year Award is given annually by the Organization of American Historians (OAH) to recognize the contributions made by school teachers to improve U.S. history education. The award, to be given for activities which enhance the intellectual development of other history teachers and students, memorializes the career of Professor Tachau, University of Louisville, for her path-breaking efforts to build bridges between university and school history teachers. The award will be presented at the 2017 OAH Annual Meeting.

Deadline: 
12/01/2016

Now is the time to begin planning for your students to participate in the National History Day competition 2016–17. NHD makes history come alive for students by engaging them in the discovery of the historical, cultural and social experiences of the past. In the fall, students will choose a historical topic related to the annual theme, and then conduct primary and secondary research. They look through libraries, archives and museums, conduct oral history interviews, and visit historic sites.

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:

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.

 

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