History Day Teacher Workshops

2018-2019 Teacher Workshops

Note: 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. Please email Sarah Aschbrenner or call 651-259-3489 with any questions regarding History Day workshops.

History Day 101

History Day 101 will address the fundamentals of the History Day program. Staff will discuss the program framework and implementation strategies. See samples 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. Workshop fee of $85 includes breakfast, lunch, parking, and materials.
 
Workshop date:
  • Wednesday, October 3, 2018 from 8:30 am - 3 pm.
  • Thursday, November 1, 2018 from 8:30 am - 3 pm.
    • Register and pay with credit card. Open in September.
    • Register and pay with PO. Open in September.

 

Theme Exploration and Curriculum Collaboration

Be prepared to not only listen to the History Day staff talk about the theme, but get ready to share your own ideas into the discussion through collaborative activities in the morning. In the afternoon, we will shift gears to curriculum planning. Bring your calendars, rubrics, and other History Day lessons. Open discussion time will give you the opportunity to collaborate with other attendees. Workshop fee of $85 includes breakfast, lunch, parking, and materials.
 
Workshop date:
  • Tuesday, October 9, 2018 from 8:30 am - 3 pm.
  • Wednesday, November 7, 2018 from 8:30 am - 3 pm.
    • Register and pay with credit card. Open in September.
    • Register and pay with PO. Open in September.

Urban Educator Conference 

This conference is primarily for urban teachers or schools with high diversity and student needs, or schools with high levels of free and reduced lunch. Participants will receive a $100 subsidy for successful completion of the one-day conference. Parking and meals will also be provided. Large group and break-out sessions will cover a variety of topics for both new and experienced History Day teachers. Appllications will open in early September.
 
Workshop date:
  • Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 8:30 am - 3 pm.
  • Applications are due by Thursday, September 27 at 11:59 pm.

 

Advanced History Day Topics Workshop

Move beyond the basics and take an in-depth look at several important elements of successful History Day projects in this workshop. Special topics for this year include project organization, research skills, bibliographies, judging, and project evaluation. Workshop fee includes breakfast, lunch, parking, and materials. 
 
Workshop date:
  • Tuesday, December 4, 2018 from 8:30 am - 3 pm.
    • Register and pay with credit card. Open in September.
    • Register and pay with PO. Open in September.
 

Questions and Help

If you are having trouble selecting "pay with credit card" after clicking on a "pay with PO" link, try clicking on "reset" next to the promo code in the upper right corner. If you have questions about registration or want to register over the phone, call the MNHS Box Office at (651) 259-3015. If you have questions regarding the content of a workshop, contact Sarah

 

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