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All History / Social Studies PD Courses


Stanford Institute on Islam  |  Apr 2017 - May 2017
Designed for middle school, high school and community college history or social science teachers/professors

Join Stanford scholars in exploring how we can deepen our students’ understanding of Islam. Establish a critical background on elementary concepts, practices, traditions of Islam. Acquire tools... READ MORE


First World War in a Global Context | Jul 31 - Aug 4, 2017*
Designed for middle school, high school and community college history or social science teachers/professors

Recent scholarship, spurred by the centenary of the war, has significantly enriched resources available to educators to teach about this seminal conflict that shaped the 20th century from a broader perspective than the classic focus on the Western Front... READ MORE


History of the Americas: Mexican Revolution & National-Building | Jul 31 - Aug 4, 2017*
Deisgned for middle school and high school history and social studies teachers

In July 2016, the California State Board of Education adopted a revised History-Social Science curriculum framework for grades K-12. The new framework reflects the struggles and progress of Chicanos and Latinos in the US, as well as major historical events in Latin America, including a focus on Mexico and the Mexican Revolution in 10th grade... READ MORE


Core Practices for Inquiry-based History Teaching | Jul 31 - Aug 4, 2017* - SOLD OUT!
Designed for middle school and high school history teachers and social studies methods course teachers

Working with materials from the Stanford History Education Group’s Reading Like a Historian curriculum and Beyond the Bubble assessments, this introductory workshop focuses on four instructional practices central to inquiry-based history instruction... READ MORE


* = Stanford Teaching Festival Course