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Secondary Level-High School

A Century of Women in Congress

Host: United States Capitol Visitors Center, Washington, DC
An interactive session at the U.S. Capitol led by House and Senate historians featuring historical discussions, cooperative learning activities, and primary sources on the history of women in Congress.

Washington DC: A Capitol Classroom for Onsite Civic Learning

Host: Close Up Foundation, Alexandria, VA
Hands-On examination of DC sites to sharpen civic learning, engage in historic and current issues discussions at memorials and be inspired with new ways to teach history and civics.

Still Fighting the Civil War, 150 Years after Appomattox

Learn how to teach the contested memory of the Civil War in a civic-minded, inquiry-based approach while touring the Manassas battlefield with noted Civil War historian and author, John Hennessey.
Fee: <strong>$80 for members and nonmembers</strong>

The Threshold Project: Helping Students Understand Complex Global Issues

The "Threshold Project" is a problem-based learning experience that uses the rule of law to help students identify and design solutions to complex global issues.
Fee: $20 for members, $35 for nonmembers

Youth Voices, Youth Vote

Host: National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Encourage and empower students to get involved in the political process with interactive programming and primary source-based lessons on advocacy and the vote and new research on youth voting.

Tech + Narrative = Engaged Students

Harness the power of primary sources with Historical Narrative Inquiry! Foster the curiosity of learners to evaluate primary sources and create historical narratives on interactive timelines. Device needed.
Fee: $20 for members, $35 for nonmembers

A Historical Perspective on the Arab-Israeli Conflict and Peace Process

High school world history, geography, and global studies teachers will deepen their pedagogic content knowledge in this dynamic workshop, which emphasizes inquiry based learning using Teaching with Primary Sources strategies.
Fee: $20 for members, $35 for nonmembers


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