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HistoryConnectedY3IntroductionSeminarOct27

  1. 1. <ul><li>American Encounters: U.S. History in Global Context </li></ul><ul><li>October 27, 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>www.historyconnected.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.historyconnected.wikispaces.com </li></ul>
  2. 2. American Encounters: U.S. History in Global Context
  3. 3. U.S. History in Global Context Key Questions <ul><li>What were the true boundaries of America’s national experience? </li></ul><ul><li>What history did the US share with other nations? </li></ul><ul><li>How would the use of a wider context change the core American narrative? </li></ul>
  4. 4. The State of TAH
  5. 5. Important Project Priorities Y3 <ul><li>How best to manage the amount of content we have to teach: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Emphasize depth over breadth </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Discuss “power standards” for the classroom </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Consider practical and meaningful ways to link content and skills </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Work with essential questions or problems </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Bain, Bob. “Learning to Think Like a History Teacher: Understanding the Distinctive Challenges and Practices of History Teaching.”
  7. 7. Bain, Bob. “Learning to Think Like a History Teacher: Understanding the Distinctive Challenges and Practices of History Teaching.”
  8. 8. Important Project Priorities Y3 <ul><li>Increase conversations about and support for classroom implementation: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Additional processing time to learn from and share with each other </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Every session will have an advanced or follow-up discussion on the project wiki </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Optional May 7 session to support the process of creating required project-related lessons and curriculum </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Today’s Agenda Thematic Introduction and Considering Lincoln and the World Professor David Quigley, Boston College, 9:00 – 11:00 With break Welcome & Orientation Room 413 & Library Media Center 7:45 – 8:55 Arrival, Breakfast, & Check-in Room 413 7:30 – 7:45
  10. 10. Today’s Agenda Implementing a U.S. in Global Context Approach Kara Gleason, Caroline Allison, Dave Blanchard, Jim DeBenedictis, RMHS 11:00 – 12:00 Classroom Connections Discussion & Closing 2:00 – 2:30 The Common Core in the History Classroom Professor Pat Fontaine, University of Massachusetts Lowell 12:30 – 2:00 Lunch 12:00 – 12:30
  11. 11. History Connected Wiki & Website <ul><li>www.historyconnected.wikispaces.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.historyconnected.org </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Programming Information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recommended Resources & Websites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teaching Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lesson Plans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussion Forums </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Project Alignment <ul><li>U.S. History Content & Skills: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MA History and Social Science Curriculum Frameworks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Standards in Historical Thinking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Common Core </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Standards Alignment
  14. 14. History Connected Syllabus <ul><li>Calendar of School-Year Seminars and Book Group Sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Work Project Requirements </li></ul>
  15. 15. Logistics and Paperwork <ul><li>Professional Development Graduate Credit – Endicott College Forms </li></ul><ul><li>Memorandum of Understanding </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation Informed Consent </li></ul>
  16. 16. Pre and Post Test <ul><ul><li>Required of all TAH Projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One component (of many) of our evaluation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All participants take the same test </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online, 30 Multiple Choice Questions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Report Average of Pre and Post Scores </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No Individual or District Reporting </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Resources <ul><li>Bain, Bob. “Learning to Think Like a History Teacher: Understanding the Distinctive Challenges and Practices of History Teaching.” University of Michigan. DOE TAH Project Directors Conference. 9 August 2011. Available at: http://www.seiservices.com/tah/tah2011/PResentations/2011%20Bain%20DOE%20TAH%20Plenary%20Talk.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>Bender, Thomas. A Nation Among Nations: America’s Place in World History . New York: Hill and Wang, 2006. </li></ul><ul><li>Reichard, Gary W. and Ted Dickson, eds. America on the World Stage: A Global Approach to U.S. History . Organization of American Historians. Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2008. </li></ul>

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