Date: August 16-18, 2021
Time: 10am to 12:15pm PT/1pm to 3:15pm ET
Homework: 4 hours total
Location: Online with Zoom
During this interactive institute, participants will learn about the Stanford History Education Group’s Reading Like a Historian lessons and Beyond the Bubble assessments. This three-session institute will address the following topics:
- Overview of Reading Like a Historian design principles & historical thinking
- Modeling historical thinking
- Introduction to Beyond the Bubble assessments
- Formative assessment as part of inquiry-based history instruction
- Facilitating historical discussions with Structured Academic Controversies
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.
Please note: This institute is designed for educators of grades 5-12 who have not previously attended Stanford History Education Group professional development.
Participants who attend each day of the course and complete the assigned homework will be eligible for a digital record of completion and 1 CEU, issued by the Stanford Center for Professional Development.
Click here to access the registration page. This course is being held once in June and once in August. Please be sure to enroll in the course taking place during the dates you prefer.
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 is May 10th.
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.