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August 5, 2019 - 12:15am EDT to August 7, 2019 - 10:00am EDT

Prepare your students to be global citizens. Connect the dots between climate change and economic, social, and political dimensions. Use literature and language as a bridge to understand the complexities of climate change. Register today for the Summer Institute for Climate Change Education and learn new ways to teach about climate change in social studies and ELA subjects!

August 1, 2019 - 1:30pm EDT

The Japan-U.S. Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Teacher Exchange Program provides the opportunity for U.S. grades 7-12 teachers to participate in a five-day conference in Hawaii in August 2019. The theme is Space and Earth - utilizing ICT in the classroom. During the conference, 15 U.S. teachers along with 15 Japanese teachers will work together in order to first, gain multiple perspectives on the Japan-U.S.

Deadline: 
5/23/2019
July 14, 2019 - 3:30pm EDT to July 18, 2019 - 10:00am EDT

The Sphere Summit is a summer program for grades 5-12 educators. The Sphere Summit will hold its opening seminar, “Teaching Civic Culture Together,” at the Cato Institute in Washington, DC, on July 14–18, 2019.

The Sphere Summit aims to restore a spirit of civil, constructive, and respectful discourse and engagement and to return facts, analysis, and research to primacy as the vehicles for discussion and debate.

July 24, 2019 - 12:45pm EDT

Wednesday, July 24– Saturday July 27, 2019
How can the history and legacy of the Civil War help students understand the issues facing the Republic in the 21st Century?

Deadline: 
6/01/2019
July 8, 2019 - 9:15am EDT

NEH Summer Seminar for School Teachers

The centennial of the end of World War I offers an opportunity to think anew about the war’s centrality in American and world history, society, and culture. World War I in History and Literature is a three-week summer seminar for sixteen K-12 educators that examines the meaning and relevance of World War I today and prepares teachers to teach the war from an interdisciplinary perspective. For more information: https://wwihistoryandlit.com/

Deadline: 
3/01/2019
June 22, 2019 - 8:30am EDT

This Summer attend a professional development workshop for K-12 teachers. America’s Industrial Revolution at The Henry Ford, is made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). During the workshop, teachers will spend one week exploring The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, Greenfield Village, The Ford Rouge Factory Complex while learning from esteemed scholars and curators.

Deadline: 
3/01/2019
June 30, 2019 - 12:45pm EDT

We invite K-12 teachers to come to Chicago to attend an NEH Summer Institute for Teachers to explore new ways to look at the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. We will explore a wide variety of historical—and historiographical—matters. Our focus will be on three important themes of American history— racecapitalism, and democracy—because, arguably, the most important economic and political institutions of modern America originated and took shape during the period from 1877 to 1920.

Deadline: 
3/01/2019
July 7, 2019 - 12:30pm EDT

East Asia in the Early Modern World

July 7-11, 2019. University of Colorado Boulder.

What do sources from and about merchants, pirates, diplomats, missionaries, soldiers, and artists tell us about early modern East Asia? Study with scholars and specialists to consider the interconnected East Asian world (1271-1842) and access resources to develop material for the new AP World History: Modern course. In this four-day institute, teachers will gain an understanding of the political, economic, and cultural systems of the early modern East Asian world and reconsider narratives of encounters and conflicts with European imperialist powers. 

The institute will be held on the CU Boulder campus and application is open to secondary social studies teachers nationwide. Teachers selected for the programs will receive a travel stipend, room and board, and resource materials.  For more details, see detailed flyer and application. Application deadline is March 18, 2019

For questions, contact catherine.ishida@colorado.edu, 303.735.5115.

Deadline: 
3/18/2019
June 24, 2019 - 12:30pm EDT

Integrating portraiture into the classroom provides exciting opportunities to connect students with history, biography, visual art, and many other subjects. The Summer Teacher Institute will take a broad look at the Portrait Gallery’s collection.  Participants will learn how to “read” portraiture and use the art as a springboard into a more in-depth discussion about biography and history. Teachers in grades kindergarten–12 may apply as individuals or as part of a team. Priority will be given to social studies, English/language arts, and visual arts teachers.

Deadline: 
4/01/2019
February 12, 2019 - 3:00pm EST


The UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project is hosting an NEH Landmarks workshop this summer. The institute will explore the WWII Home Front in the Bay Area, with particular attention to the role of women in the workforce, the incarceration of people of Japanese descent, and the munitions explosion that disproportionately impacted African American sailors at Port Chicago. Applications are due March 1, 2019.

Movement, Mobilization, and Militarization: The Bay Area Home Front in World War II

Deadline: 
3/01/2019

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