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Secondary Level-High School

DC: The Monumental City

This bus and walking tour visits the monuments of Washington and Arlington with a White House stop. Commentary and narrative is provided by two veteran DC tour guides/college history professors.

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.

Using Inquiry to Discover Washington DC

Find treasure in China Town; discover the secrets of the National Mall and pay tribute to fallen heroes. Join a hands-on exploration of Washington DC using inquiry as our guide.

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.

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

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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