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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

Population Education (Webinar) Oct 17-Dec 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–December 16, 2016. Discover student-centered learning strategies that use contemporary issues and real-world data to examine the social and environmental impacts of human population and engage in meaningful dialogue with teachers across the world.

Population Education (Webinar) Oct 17-Dec 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–December 16, 2016. Discover student-centered learning strategies that use contemporary issues and real-world data to examine the social and environmental impacts of human population and engage in meaningful dialogue with teachers across the world.

Teaching about Fred Korematsu and World War II Japanese American Incarceration

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
2:40pm to 3:40pm
Fred Korematsu's daughter will discuss her father's fight for justice against Japanese Incarceration (Internment) through the documentary Of Civil Wrongs and Rights, primary sources, and the Korematsu Institute Teaching Kit.

Race and Reconstruction: A Historical Lens to Contemporary Issues

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
9:15am to 10:15am
Reconstruction, a pivotal moment in US History, lets students explore questions about national identity, responsibility, freedom and justice that are fundamental to historical understanding, citizenship and issues today. Resource book included.

Using Inquiry to Teach about Race in Social Studies

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
11:15am to 12:15pm
Community sponsored session to model inquiry lessons on race. Lessons appear in forthcoming edited volume, Race lessons: Using inquiry to teach about race in social studies.

Women Behaving Badly: Using Literature to Tell Her-story

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Explore the writings of women throughout history using rich literature. Receive classroom-ready lessons and resources for secondary HSS courses, as well as cross-curricular literacy strategies.

When the Levees Broke: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Learn about the 1927 Mississippi Flood and engage your students in discovering the role of the federal government in citizens' lives and the effect of this natural disaster on the Great Migration.

Turning Twitter into a Critical Inquiry Tool: Techniques and Tips

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
9:15am to 10:15am
Twitter postings are fertile ground for strengthening the analytical skills of historical thinking. The critical inquiry techniques presented will equip teachers in facilitating stronger media literacies with their students.

Tracking Path to Success: Data-Empowered Students and Evidence-Based Instruction

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
10:35am to 11:05am
Learn how to generate student-driven academic data to empower your learners! Participants will be exposed to US History PBL and multi-sensory approach developed in high school level at-risk classrooms.

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