Freedom Summer's 50th Anniversary: Investigating the Civil Rights Movement
July 30, 2014through August 1, 2014
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Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Freedom Summer: Investigating the Civil Rights Movement
This three-day workshop will provide a varied program of civil rights panelists, demonstration of the Freedom Summer Storypath curriculum, and middle and secondary students sharing their learning experiences. Workshop participants will interact with the curriculum while learning from primary documents and civil rights workers about Freedom Summer. Participants will examine how Common Core Standards are authentically woven into the curriculum. Continuing education credit available and a complementary copy of the curriculum.
This summer institute is good for educators on all levels. Please check out Margit McGuire's website on Storypath here: http://fac-staff.seattleu.edu/mmcguire/web/.
, Director and Professor of Teacher Education at Seattle University, former NCSS president, and recipient of the Washington Award for Excellence in Teacher Preparation. She has presented nationally and internationally on topics related to social studies and teacher preparation. Her leadership positions have included the National Geographic Literacy Council, NAEP Civics Advisory Board, and chairperson of the Elementary Social Studies Framework for Washington's Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. Currently she serves as Washington State's liaison for higher education for the national Teacher Performance Assessment. She is the author of the Storypath Program and recently co-edited, the NCSS Bulletin, Making a Difference: Revitalizing Elementary Social Studies
Beth Brunton, Site Coordinator and Humanities Instructor at Middle College High School at Seattle University was awarded the National Teacher of the Year by the Simon Youth Foundation and invited to speak to the National Dropout Prevention Conference in October 2012. For the past 13 years, she has worked with her colleagues, families and community partners to develop the Middle College High School, which focuses on dropout prevention by offering a college prep curriculum. Because of these efforts, more than 300 students who had fallen behind and given up hope, are now graduates with a bright future. Last fall, she and her colleagues opened up a new Middle College High School at Seattle University.
Fee: $239 members/$289 nonmembers (includes lunch on the last day and course materials)
Two gradute credits are available at an additional cost. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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