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Borders and Borderlands: The Acadian Experience in Maine

Locations: Orono (ME), Moncton (NB), and Fort Kent (ME)

An NEH residential Teacher Institute, offered by the Maine Humanities Council
How do geographic, political, ethnic, and cultural boundaries shape and define our lives? The Acadians, a French-speaking group whose homeland straddles the Northeastern US - Canada border, have faced severe physical and cultural dislocations over the centuries, and their experience plays a revealing role in the larger context of borders and boundaries. What can we learn from their story as multiculturalism becomes the norm in the US?

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Mastering the Common Core with the Choices Program

The Choices Program is excited to offer a new professional development opportunity to district-level social studies leaders. Mastering the Common Core with the Choices Program will explore methods for implementing the Choices Program’s materials and approach to meet Common Core objectives. The cost of the training is $950. Travel, lodging, and some meals are the responsibility of the sending district. Payment in full is due upon acceptance. Review of applicants will continue until full. Enrollment is limited to 25.

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CEE National Conference – October 3-5, Baltimore, MD

The Council for Economic Education is pleased to host the 52nd Annual Financial Literacy and Economic Education Conference – a nationwide annual gathering of educators including K-12 teachers, college and university professors and Federal Reserve partners.

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NCTA/ Georgetown Asia Days Professional Development Seminar

ASIA DAYS 2013 - 2014
National Consortium for Teaching About Asia (NCTA) Professional Development Seminar for K-14 Teachers

This Fall/ Winter, Georgetown University's East Asia National Resource Center will be hosting a NCTA professional development seminar, “Asia Days 2013 – 2014,” for K-14 teachers interested in expanding their knowledge and educational resources on East Asia. Seminar sessions will be held every other Saturday from 9AM – 12PM on Georgetown’s main campus in Washington, D.C. starting from September 28, 2013.

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Dar al Islam’s Teachers’ Institute – Understanding Islam and Muslims

Dar al Islam’s Teachers’ Institute – Understanding Islam and Muslims – June 18-20 in Abiquiu, NM.

Delve deeply into Islamic faith, practice, history and culture; explore existing resources and curriculum to teach about Islam in social studies, religion or world history classes; complete a final project that lends itself to immediate use.

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CCE Institute on Political and Constitutional Theory for Citizens: The National Academy for Civics and Government

The Center for Civic Education is pleased to announce a three-week NEH Summer Institute on "Political and Constitutional Theory for Citizens: The National Academy for Civics and Government." This institute for educators from public and private high schools, middle schools, and upper elementary schools will be held on the campus of Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.

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National World War I Museum 2013 Teacher Fellowship

The National World War I Museum Teacher Fellowship Program will provide participants with unique and exciting opportunities to grow within their profession while creating materials and engaging in collaboration with similarly qualified and ambitious teachers from around the United States. Upon acceptance to the program, Teacher Fellows will receive the following:

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The Clarice Smith National Teacher Institutes

Be inspired this summer at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, as you join colleagues from across the country for an exciting exploration of the connections among American art, social studies, history, and English/language arts. This week-long institute will be held July 8–12, and July 29–August 2, 2013. Core subject teachers for grades 6-12 may apply as individuals or as part of a team. Priority will be given to social studies, history, and English/language arts teachers.

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“The Civil War in Lincoln’s Washington” Summer Teacher Institute

Retrace Abraham Lincoln’s footsteps and explore mid-nineteenth-century Washington in “The Civil War in Lincoln’s Washington” Summer Teacher Institute with the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC. Join colleagues in a four-day exploration of Abraham Lincoln’s presidency and the African American experience during the Civil War, using the nation’s capital as a backdrop.

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Slavery, Secession, the Civil War and Reconstruction Free Teacher Workshop

Humanities Texas Teacher Workshops:
Slavery, Secession, the Civil War, and Reconstruction

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