Dates: 2/1, 2/8, 2/15
Time: 3:15-5:30pm Pacific Time (6:15-8:30pm Eastern Time)
Homework: 4 hours total (only required if interested in receiving 1 CEU)
Location: Online with Zoom (Sessions will not be recorded.)
Registration opens November 16th.
During this interactive institute, participants will explore the Stanford History Education Group’s Reading Like a Historian lessons.
This three-session institute will address the following topics:
- Overview of Reading Like a Historian design principles & historical thinking
- Modeling historical thinking
- Facilitating historical discussions with Structured Academic Controversies
- Scaffolding historical documents for students.
Each session will include opportunities to engage with Stanford History Education Group materials as part of a large group and in small breakout groups. Participants will learn strategies for implementing these resources in their classrooms.
Participants will receive a digital record of completion. Participants who complete the course and assigned homework will be eligible for 1 CEU, issued by the Stanford Center for Professional Development.
Please note: This institute is designed for educators of grades 5-12 who have not previously attended Stanford History Education Group professional development.
A limited number of scholarships are available for teachers who can verify current employment at a Title I school in the United States. Visit this form for more information. The deadline to apply for a scholarship for this institute is December 1st.
If you have any questions or concerns, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Joel Breakstone is the director of the Stanford History Education Group. He leads SHEG’s efforts to improve education by conducting research, working with school districts, and providing free curriculum materials. He previously taught high school history.
Brad Fogo is an assistant professor of teacher education at San Francisco State University. He was previously the director of curriculum and professional development for SHEG. Before Stanford, he taught history in public schools for nine years.
Teresa Ortega is the associate director of the Stanford History Education Group. Since 2012, she has worked on SHEG’s curricula, research projects, and operations.