Introductory Workshop

Teaching About Contested Historical Issues: An Introduction to Brown University’s Choices Program with A New Nation

8:30 am — 11:30 am
Oakland Schools
Waterford, MI
DETAILS

Brown University’s Choices Program invites educators to join us for an introductory immersion workshop on our curriculum and approach for teaching about contested historical issues.

Our inquiry approach to controversial issues—both current and historical—will support your students to:

build historical thinking skills such as sourcing, contextualization and chronological reasoning;

create persuasive arguments;

analyze evidence to determine fact from opinion; and

build consensus across differences to sharpen civic literacy skills.

Co-sponsored by Bloomfield Public Schools and Oakland Public Schools
Register $70Per Person
WHAT'S INCLUDED

All participants receive a print format AND a one-year license for our Digital Editions format of the Choices A New Nation curriculum unit and a certificate of completion.

Pre-registration is required.

Early registration is advised.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This interactive workshop is appropriate for middle and high school history, social studies, and humanities teachers, including AP and IB educators.

“Thank you again for a great session. One of the best PD experiences I have had in years.”
– Connie, Teacher from Connecticut

WORKSHOP LEADER

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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