Rather than taking the usual approach of learning history from only the perspective of the elite political leaders, students consider the opportunities, hardships, aspirations, and questions facing people across society in the United States in its earliest years—from 1783 to 1830.
A New Nation and Civil War: Exploring All Voices in U.S. History
8:00 am California Council for the Social Studies
San Jose, CA
San Jose, CA
The session provides a short introduction to the Choices units, A New Nation and Civil War. Participants will conduct activities from the units and will discuss ways to implement them and their accompanying videos into their classroom.
All participants receive either a pdf copy or a one-year subscription to the digital edition of the units.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
The session is open to all middle and high school teachers, but is especially appropriate for those new to the Choices Program.
Choices Director of Professional Development
Mimi is the Director of Professional Development for the Choices Program. Prior to joining the Choices Program in 2011, Mimi worked at Clark University where she served as the Director of the Teacher Center for Global Studies supporting K12 social studies teachers throughout Massachusetts for more than 20 years. Mimi holds a Masters in International Development and Social Change from Clark University.