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History Day Teacher Workshops

Teacher Workshops and Webinars

Registrants cancelling 24 hours before the workshop are eligible for a refund or credit. (This includes weather related cancellations.) Less than 24 hours notice - Registrants who are unable to attend the workshop may substitute someone to attend in their place; substitutions will be made at the registration desk the day of the event. No refunds or credits will be granted for non-attendance or cancellations.

WORKSHOPS

History Day 101

History Day 101 will address the fundamentals of History Day.  History Day staff will cover the program framework implementation strategies. See examples of projects, learn about support resources, and discuss standards, program benefits, and next steps to bring History Day into your classroom.  Participants will leave with a variety of classroom-ready tools to begin implementing History day in their own schools.

 
WEBINARS

History Day Theme Webinar

“Leadership and Legacy in History” is a great theme for students interested in all areas of history. Get the basics for approaching the 2015 theme from the History Day staff.
  • The live webinar is over, but you can purchase a recording and digital copies of the materials for $10 by contacting Jill Hengstler at jill.hengstler@mnhs.org or 651-259-3429
 

Thesis Statement Webinar

A clear thesis is at the heart of each History Day project.  Take a closer look at the characteristics of effective thesis statements and discuss approaches to guiding students.
  • The live webinar is over, but you can purchase a recording and digital copies of the materials for $10 by contacting Jill Hengstler at jill.hengstler@mnhs.org or 651-259-3429
 

Project Organization Webinar

A little strategy can go a long way in creating informative and effective History Day projects. Learn how students can best organize information and discuss tips for each category. 
  • The live webinar is over, but you can purchase a recording and digital copies of the materials for $10 by contacting Jill Hengstler at jill.hengstler@mnhs.org or 651-259-3429
 

Competitions and Judging Webinar

What should you expect at a History Day competition? Discuss how to best prepare students, the judging process, and get answer to questions you have about Regional and State events.
 
 

National History Day in Minnesota is sponsored by the Minnesota Historical Society and the University of Minnesota, Department of History
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