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Inquiry & Reflection: Historical past is a Verb

EdTechTeacher is so thrilled to welcome Dr. Catherine Atkinson to our staff of summer season instructors. Catherine Atkinson is an skilled classroom instructor, curriculum designer, presenter, and know-how coach. She taught historical past/social science and ELA to English language, gifted, and particular schooling college students for 27 years on the center college degree. Catherine has taught in a 1:1 classroom since 2008 the place her college students used MacBooks, iPads, and Chromebooks to collaboratively and creatively display their studying. She has served in quite a lot of management positions: historical past/social science division chair, know-how coordinator, grasp instructor, mentor instructor, and member of the academic management staff.

Under, Catherine shares her concepts about bringing historical past alive for college students.

The research of historical past could be a fascinating endeavor if one strikes away from rote memorization of names, dates, and locations. In reality, the research of historical past is wealthy with darkish tales, monumental challenges, triumphant victories, and the surprising twists and turns that make up the human expertise. The bottom line is hook your college students into wanting to study extra, delve deeper, and uncover recent views about our collective human previous.

In case you are fascinated by studying carry historical past alive to your college students, come be a part of me for my session “Inquiry & Reflection: Historical past is a Verb” on June 20, 21, and 23 as I share finest practices on assist college students develop questioning expertise in addition to methods to mirror on their studying that champion pupil voice and selection. I can even information you thru a framework on design a studying expertise on your college students that’s significant and interesting. Historical past doesn’t must be boring. Come see how I used to be capable of make historical past a verb in my social science classroom. 

To register for Catherine’s session, please head to https://edtechteacher.org/occasion/inquiry-and-reflection-history-is-a-verb/ or to our normal Summer season Workshops web page: edtechteacher.org/summer season.



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