Nationally recognized social studies methods specialists Anthony Fitzpatrick, Fran Macko and Robby Brown will share their wealth of classroom-tested strategies and ideas for engaging students and allowing them to actively explore historical content. Teachers will walk away from the seminar with the ability to use these methods in their classrooms the very next day!
These workshops are designed for history and social studies teachers in grades K-12 who are looking for fun and exciting ways to bring rich, historical content into their classrooms. The strategies presented are designed for infusion into United States, World, Government, and Social Studies classes.
Spend a week with the AIHE faculty and engage in substantive professional development for your history classrooms by top-notch history education specialists. Our staff will present innovative teaching methods and activities designed to increase historical thinking skills among your students and enliven your classrooms. Each day will be full of participant-centered activities closely matched with substantive historical content. You'll also spend a day in Historic Philadelphia walking in the footsteps of the founders while learning how to bring history beyond the textbook for your students. At the end of the week, each participant will develop a turnkey plan so that they can share what they've learned with their districts so that these programs can be shared and sustained.