2013 Summer Teachers Institute
Inspired by History: Exploring the Untold Stories of World War II
Monday, July 8, 2013 to Friday, July 12, 2013
1601 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument (VALR), in partnership with the Office of Curriculum, Instruction and Student Support (OCISS), Curriculum and Instruction Branch (CIB), Social Studies Program, will be offering the following workshop for 25 high school social studies classroom teachers.
Title: "Inspired by History: Exploring the Untold Stories of World War II"
(PD Credit Course #SS167123, Section #247186)
(Non-PD Credit Course #SS167099, Section #247097)
Description: This workshop will introduce teachers to the events that led America into World War II, the war's effect from economic, political, geographic, and historical perspectives, and how women and ethnic minorities affected and were affected by the war, as well as effective techniques, powerful online tools, and standards-based content and pedagogy for immediate use in the classroom. VALR will provide in-depth training on site-based learning and the use of oral histories in the classroom. All teachers participating in the workshop will receive a substantial package of resources and a USB flash drive containing free classroom materials. Three (3) PD credits will be available to teachers who enroll in the PD course. A $100 stipend, provided by VALR, will be available to teachers who enroll in the non-PD course. (See all details below.)
Dates: July 8-12, 2013 (All participants.)
September 28, 2013, November 24, 2013 (via WebEx), and March 8, 2014 (Additional sessions for PD credit participants only.)
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Details: There is no cost to attend the workshop. VALR will provide:
All participants must obtain their principal's or administrator's approval prior to registering. (By May 24, 2013.)
Participants who choose to take this workshop for PD credit (3 PD credits offered) must register on PDE3 (https://www.pde3.k12.hi.us) for Course #SS167123, Section #247186 no later than June 24, 2013. These participants will receive 18 HOUSSE points upon approval by the Office of Human Resources (OHR).
Participants who choose to take this course without PD credit must register on PDE3 (https://www.pde3.k12.hi.us) for Course #SS167099, Section #247097 no later than
June 24, 2013. These participants will receive 15 HOUSSE points upon approval by OHR.
All participants must also submit the Participant Information form to Ms. Rosanna Fukuda, Educational Specialist for Social Studies, by fax (735-8227) or via Lotus Notes no later than June 24, 2013.
With any questions or concerns, please contact Ms. Fukuda at 203-5539.
A deeper understanding of the events that led America into World War II and their effects from economic, political, geographic, and historical perspectives;
A deeper understanding of how women and ethnic minorities (e.g., African Americans, Filipinos, Pacific islanders, etc.) affected and were affected by World War II;
A deeper understanding of using engagement strategies and formative instruction in lesson plan development;
A deeper understanding of Common Core State Standards in Literacy for History/Social Studies, including digital literacy tools in lesson plan development; and
A deeper understanding of using the "College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards" in lesson plan development.
For a more detailed agenda, click here or visit www.pacifichistoricparks.org. Please contact Institute Coordinator Paul Heintz at (808) 753-4428 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any further questions.
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