Summer 2017 - Developing Performances to Facilitate Historical Thinking Skills, July - August 2017
This course is designed to help teachers use performances to teach historical thinking and critical thinking skills to students. Teachers will learn the practical skills needed to write and produce a performance and develop a model to share with their students. The course combines practical skills with hands-on experience with a focus on developing a thesis statement and supporting it with historical evidence in a performance that meets the National History Day criteria.
30 hours of professional development OR 1 graduate credit
Introduction to Project-Based Learning Using the National History Day Curriculum Framework OR 5+ years of National History Day experience