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<ul><li>War, Society, State, and Citizenship:  </li></ul><ul><li>The American Revolution to the Vietnam War </li></ul><ul>...
The TAH Program <ul><li>Designed to raise student  </li></ul><ul><li>achievement by improving teachers'  </li></ul><ul><li...
Grant Details <ul><li>Second year of a three grant from the U.S. Department of Education for $999,818 </li></ul><ul><li>In...
Partners <ul><li>Boston College Department of History </li></ul><ul><li>Primary Source  </li></ul><ul><li>University of Ma...
History Connected <ul><li>History Connected  draws connections across time and place to the enduring themes and issues of ...
Yearly Themes <ul><li>Year One:  Equality, Citizenship, and the Law </li></ul><ul><li>Year Two :   War, Society, State, an...
School Day Seminars <ul><li>Held during the regular school day at Reading Memorial High School or at local historic sites ...
School Day Seminars <ul><li>October :  War, Society, State, and Citizenship:  Introduction & Orientation (Mandatory for al...
School Day Seminars <ul><li>Early February:   American Imperialism and the Spanish-American War  </li></ul><ul><li>Februar...
History Book Discussion Study Groups <ul><li>Led by Professor Bob Forrant, UMass Lowell </li></ul><ul><li>Meet once a mont...
<ul><li>December :  Paul Revere’s Ride  by David Hackett Fischer </li></ul><ul><li>January :   This Republic of Suffering:...
Primary Source Summer Institute: War and Society:  The American Revolution to the Vietnam War <ul><li>JULY 11 - 15, 2011 A...
Participation and Honoraria <ul><li>Completer (Honorarium of $1,600) </li></ul><ul><li>Attend and complete all required re...
Participation and Honoraria <ul><li>Part-Time Participant (Honorarium of $800) </li></ul><ul><li>Attend and complete all r...
PDPs and Graduate Credit <ul><li>Three graduate credits for five school day seminars/History Book Discussion Study Group <...
To Sign Up <ul><li>Enroll online </li></ul><ul><li>Registration form is available at: </li></ul><ul><li>www.historyconnect...
For More Information <ul><li>History Connected wiki:  </li></ul><ul><li>www.historyconnected.wikispaces.com </li></ul><ul>...
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History Connected Workshops and Institutes 2010-2011

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History Connected Workshops and Institutes 2010-2011

  1. 1. <ul><li>War, Society, State, and Citizenship: </li></ul><ul><li>The American Revolution to the Vietnam War </li></ul><ul><li>History Connected - Year Two </li></ul><ul><li>A Teaching American History Grant Provided by the U.S. Department of Education Award #:  U215X090089 </li></ul><ul><li>www.historyconnected.wikispaces.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.historyconnected.org </li></ul><ul><li>Kara Gleason </li></ul><ul><li>Project Director </li></ul>
  2. 2. The TAH Program <ul><li>Designed to raise student </li></ul><ul><li>achievement by improving teachers' </li></ul><ul><li>knowledge and understanding of and </li></ul><ul><li>appreciation for traditional U.S. history. </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Development Opportunities: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>School Day Seminars </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>History Book Discussion Groups </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Summer Institutes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Technology Workshops </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sharing Conference </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Grant Details <ul><li>Second year of a three grant from the U.S. Department of Education for $999,818 </li></ul><ul><li>Intended audience: Middle and high school U.S. history teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Nine school districts: </li></ul><ul><li>Danvers, Dracut, Haverhill, Lowell, North Reading, Reading, Stoneham, Wakefield, & Wilmington </li></ul>
  4. 4. Partners <ul><li>Boston College Department of History </li></ul><ul><li>Primary Source </li></ul><ul><li>University of Massachusetts Lowell </li></ul><ul><li>Other local museums and historic sites </li></ul>
  5. 5. History Connected <ul><li>History Connected draws connections across time and place to the enduring themes and issues of American history. Global connections between the United States and the world are an important feature of the program. So too are connections between ideas, individuals, documents, and events as they developed on the local, national, and international levels. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Yearly Themes <ul><li>Year One: Equality, Citizenship, and the Law </li></ul><ul><li>Year Two : War, Society, State, and Citizenship: The American Revolution to the Vietnam War </li></ul><ul><li>Year Three: American Encounters: The Movement of People and Ideas </li></ul>
  7. 7. School Day Seminars <ul><li>Held during the regular school day at Reading Memorial High School or at local historic sites </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive lectures with historians </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom connections with lead teachers, professors, and museum educators </li></ul><ul><li>Resources may include: books, articles, DVDs, images, and primary sources </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced reading & writing prior to each session </li></ul><ul><li>Districts are reimbursed for substitute coverage </li></ul>
  8. 8. School Day Seminars <ul><li>October : War, Society, State, and Citizenship: Introduction & Orientation (Mandatory for all) </li></ul><ul><li>November : The American Revolution: Print Culture, Persuasion, and Participation </li></ul><ul><li>December: War and Protest: Examining Responses to Indian Removal and the Mexican American War </li></ul><ul><li>January: “Touched with Fire:” Examining Wartime Participation of Men and Women in the American Civil War </li></ul>
  9. 9. School Day Seminars <ul><li>Early February: American Imperialism and the Spanish-American War </li></ul><ul><li>February: Presenting History: Technological Applications for Student Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>March: Civil Liberties during Wartime: World War I </li></ul><ul><li>April: The End of World War II in the Pacific and the Use of the Atomic Bomb </li></ul><ul><li>May : The Korean War </li></ul>
  10. 10. History Book Discussion Study Groups <ul><li>Led by Professor Bob Forrant, UMass Lowell </li></ul><ul><li>Meet once a month from Dec – April in either Lowell or Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Read & discuss 5 books </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom connections </li></ul><ul><li>resources and teaching ideas </li></ul><ul><li>are provided and discussed </li></ul><ul><li>Books are provided for all participants </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>December : Paul Revere’s Ride by David Hackett Fischer </li></ul><ul><li>January : This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War by Drew Gilpin Faust </li></ul><ul><li>February : Dark Tide: The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919 by Stephen Puleo </li></ul><ul><li>March : Double Victory: A Multicultural History of America in World War II by Ronald Takaki </li></ul><ul><li>April : Patriots: The Vietnam War Remembered from All Sides by Christian Appy </li></ul>
  12. 12. Primary Source Summer Institute: War and Society: The American Revolution to the Vietnam War <ul><li>JULY 11 - 15, 2011 AT READING MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL, ORIENTATION & FOLLOW UP DAY TBA </li></ul><ul><li>The Summer Institute will include topics such as: </li></ul><ul><li>The Common Man as American Hero: The American Revolution and the Civil War </li></ul><ul><li>Ethnicity and Race in the Civil War: The New York City Draft Riots </li></ul><ul><li>Lives on the Home Front Through Letters and Material Culture </li></ul><ul><li>The Struggle for Racial Integration in the Armed Services, World War II, Korea and Vietnam </li></ul><ul><li>Youth Culture and the Anti-War Movement in the Vietnam War </li></ul><ul><li>Site visit possibilities include the U.S.S. Cassin Young at the Charlestown Navy Yard and walking tours of Boston’s war memorials. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Participation and Honoraria <ul><li>Completer (Honorarium of $1,600) </li></ul><ul><li>Attend and complete all required readings and work for the following: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Five out of nine of the School Day Seminars </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>All five History Book Discussion Study Groups </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Primary Source Summer Institute and online orientation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Produce one required work product for the School Day Seminars/History Book Discussion Study Group and one required work product for the Summer Institute </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Attend the Annual Sharing Conference (October 2011) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Participation and Honoraria <ul><li>Part-Time Participant (Honorarium of $800) </li></ul><ul><li>Attend and complete all required readings and work for the following: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Attend three out of nine of the School Day Seminars </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Choose One: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All five History Book Discussion Study Groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OR </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Primary Source Summer Institute and online orientation (June orientation, July institute) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Produce one required work product for the School Day Seminars/History Book Discussion Study Group or one required work product for the Summer Institute </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Attend the Annual Sharing Conference (October 2011) </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. PDPs and Graduate Credit <ul><li>Three graduate credits for five school day seminars/History Book Discussion Study Group </li></ul><ul><li>Three graduate credits for Summer Institute </li></ul><ul><li>PDPs also available </li></ul>
  16. 16. To Sign Up <ul><li>Enroll online </li></ul><ul><li>Registration form is available at: </li></ul><ul><li>www.historyconnected.wikispaces.com </li></ul><ul><li>Click here to access the registration form. </li></ul><ul><li>Registration deadline: </li></ul><ul><li>Thursday September 30 th ! </li></ul>
  17. 17. For More Information <ul><li>History Connected wiki: </li></ul><ul><li>www.historyconnected.wikispaces.com </li></ul><ul><li>Contact Kara Gleason at [email_address] or at </li></ul><ul><li>(781) 670-2892. </li></ul><ul><li>Review the History Connected booklet. </li></ul>

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