Restricted Access to Central High School
All visitors should park and begin their visit at the National Park Service Visitor Center at 2120 West Daisy Gatson Bates Drive. Do NOT park in front of Central High School or at the Magnolia Gas Station. All school tours require advance reservations.
2011 Professional Development Schedule
Saturday, September 17, 2011
Bring History Alive with Hands-On labs
Learn how hands-on history labs can truly engage all students. In this workshop, teachers make peanut butter, dragon kites, paper planes, and barometers. In addition, teachers learn how to integrate the National Park Service in their classroom. Free materials are distributed on other engaging labs such as model canoes and water wheels. Suggested for grades k-12.
Saturday, October 22, 2011
Enhancing your Visit to a National Historic Site (Arkansas History)
Saturday, November 12, 2011
Integrate Technology: Using the Civil Rights Movement (Arkansas History)
Saturday, January 21, 2012
Saturday, February 11, 2012
In this workshop, participants use award-winning Literature on the topic of civil rights and an instructional strategy (Jigsaw) to create interactive posters to learn content and vocabulary. Suggested for grades 2-12
Saturday, March 3, 2012
Have you used Photo Story 3 for Windows in your classroom? Now try Windows Movie Maker. In this session, participants learn how to meet the needs of struggling learners as well as gifted. Students learn the content as well as research skills. Suggested for grades 4-12.
Saturday, April 28, 2012
Did You Know?
Dunbar High School served as the school for African American students in Little Rock prior to desegregation. Today, it is a magnet middle school and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site