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2009 2010 Adp Programs

  1. 1. American Dreams Program Professional development opportunities for 2009-2010 Funding courtesy of the U.S. Department of Education Teaching American History Program
  2. 2. What kinds of professional development are offered? <ul><li>During the school year, two kinds of professional development are available: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Four-session study groups </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>One-day seminars </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Study Groups for 2009-2010 <ul><li>Teaching U.S. History to </li></ul><ul><li>English Language Learners </li></ul>4-7 p.m. Oct. 13, 20, 27, Nov. 3 Maine East High School
  4. 4. Study Groups for 2009-2010 <ul><li>Researching History: </li></ul><ul><li>Taking Students Beyond Google </li></ul>Part One 4-7 p.m. - Nov. 9, 16, 30 Forest Elementary School Plus a field trip on Dec. 7 (8 a.m.-3 p.m.) Part Two Field trip on Dec. 7, plus… 4-7 p.m. – Jan. 5, 12, 19 Maine South High School
  5. 5. Study Groups for 2009-2010 <ul><li>Curricular Articulation </li></ul>4-7 p.m. Feb. 23, Mar. 2, 9, 16 Emerson Middle School
  6. 6. One-Day Seminars <ul><li>Chicago’s Ethnic History Bus Tour </li></ul>8 a.m.-3 p.m. Wed., October 28 Substitute fees provided
  7. 7. <ul><li>The Great Amendment: </li></ul><ul><li>The Fourteenth Amendment and the Transformation of American Identity </li></ul>One-Day Seminars 4-7 p.m. February 10 East Leyden High School
  8. 8. <ul><li>Native American History at the Archives </li></ul>One-Day Seminars 9 a.m.-noon, March 13 National Archives and Records Administration
  9. 9. <ul><li>Focusing on the Twenties: An American Dream “Roaring” through to the “Great Depression” </li></ul>One-Day Seminars 4-7 p.m. April 20 Maine West High School
  10. 10. Benefits of Participation <ul><li>Content and pedagogical professional growth </li></ul><ul><li>CPDU credit hours </li></ul><ul><li>Stipends for participation (or substitute fees for school-day programs) </li></ul>
  11. 11. Who can participate? <ul><li>All teachers of history and closely-related subjects are welcome. Especially encouraged to apply are… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Middle grades teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teachers of ESL and special education sections of U.S. History </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>American Studies teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teachers without advanced degrees in U.S. History </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. How do I sign up? <ul><li>To apply: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.surveymonkey.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>s.aspx?sm=4llkvd_2fkxHpUeLD32LlUUw_3d_3d </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Application Deadline: </li></ul><ul><li>Tuesday, September 8, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  13. 13. Other Opportunities <ul><li>Newberry Teachers’ Consortium </li></ul><ul><li>History Fair Partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>OAH National Conference </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching American History Regional Conference </li></ul><ul><li>“American Dreams past 1877: Fighting for Democracy” Summer Institute </li></ul>
  14. 14. For more information <ul><li>Matt McClure </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>847-803-5856 or 847-814-3600 </li></ul>

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