Summer II - Developing Websites to Facilitate Historical Thinking Skills, August - September 2016
This course is designed to help teachers use websites to teach historical thinking and critical thinking skills to students. Teachers will learn the practical skills needed to build a website using the Weebly platform 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 over a website 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