Host: National Council for the Social Studies and inquirED
Time/Date: April 8, 2020; 4:30 p.m.
Description: The Right Question Institute is in the midst of a multi-year collaborative grant with the Library of Congress to examine use of the Question Formulation Technique (QFT) with primary sources from the library’s extensive collection. Join us for a discussion of how the QFT can be used with primary sources – and how primary sources from the Library of Congress can be used to deepen the practice of inquiry in social studies. Requires free registration
Time/Date: April 22, 2020 and May 13, 2020; 7 p.m.
Audience: Teachers of American History
Description: Documents in Detail is TAH.org’s second webinar series, offering a close read and in-depth discussion of a single document in each episode. Scholars will discuss the ideas, historical context, purpose, speaker, audience, and use of language in each document, in order to help teachers gain a deeper understanding of one core document from American History. Requires free registration.
Description: Teaching Tolerance webinars offer helpful guidance and great ideas from our experienced teaching and learning specialists and from innovative educators in the Teaching Tolerance community. Watch these FREE on-demand webinars at your own pace and share them with colleagues!
Description: Discover primary sources, classroom lesson plans, and DocsTeach activities for teaching Progressive Era issues like child labor, lynching, and the money trust. Consider the role and responsibilities of Congress in the Progressive Era while exploring techniques for analyzing photographs, charts, and maps. Requires free registration.
Description: Discover how to incorporate photographs from the National Archives into your lessons about American Indian communities. Participants will explore how to locate photographs in NARA holdings, the process of analyzing and interpreting primary source documents, and ways to contextualize the history depicted in the images.
This webinar is part of our Native American professional development series. Each program features new resources for locating and using Federal records related to American Indians and Alaska Natives. Requires free registration.
Description: Are you looking to brush up on your content knowledge, find support for personal finance activities, and hear from other teachers on how they use NGPF resources? Join the online professional development! Requires free registration.