Introductory Workshop

Teaching About Contested Historical Turning Points: The Choices Approach

8:30 am — 3:00 pm
Madison Memorial High School
Madison, WI

Our workshops are completely interactive, so be ready to be engaged and inspired!

Participants will be immersed in The Civil War and the Meaning of Liberty and The American Revolution: Experiences of Rebellion units and discuss ways to use the units in the U.S. History classroom to meet specific classroom goals.

You will also be introduced to the Choices Program’s award-winning resources and approach for teaching about contested topics in U.S. history and network with exemplary colleagues in social studies education from across the area.

“Excellent workshop! Truly
transformative PD!”
– John, Massachusetts

Register $145Per Person

Workshop fee includes the print format AND a one-year license for the Digital Editions format of The Civil War and the Meaning of Liberty and The American Revolution: Experiences of Rebellion curriculum units, lunch, and a certificate of completion.

Pre-registration is required.


History and other social studies educators are the main audience. Materials are appropriate for grades 7-12. Humanities teachers often use our materials and are encouraged to attend.


Kristine Frailing

Choices Teaching Fellow
Kristine Frailing is a 20 year veteran teacher from south Florida and is currently residing in Tennessee where she is a Board Member on the Tennessee Council for the Social Studies. She taught four advanced placement courses for College Board and is a reader for the AP U.S. Government and Politics Exam. She is the 2012 Social Studies Teacher of the Year for Broward County, FL. Kristine has been conducting workshops for Choices for five years and is dedicated to providing professional development and resources to teachers around the country.
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