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History: a cultural approach ...to tell the story well

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Ivey Center Grant Application

Do you have an idea for materials, resources, supplies, or field trips that will showcase or highlight the Cultural Approach to History framework?


June 22, 2021 - Inquiry-Based Learning

How do teachers maximize student engagement and focus in the classroom? Posing deep-thinking, authentic based questions to promote inquiry provides the hook students need to develop their all-important critical thinking and problem solving skills of the 21st century. Join us as we explore the endless possibilities of building quality questions through the Cultural Approach to History.


June 23, 2021 - Project-Based Learning

How can teachers enhance creativity, critical thinking skills, social development, and a deeper understanding of content knowledge all at the same time? By combining project-based learning with the Cultural Approach, teachers can accomplish many goals through a single project. See how you can challenge students to explore real-world problems through the Cultural Approach.


June 24, 2021 - Culturally Responsive Teaching & Dealing with Sensitive Topics

How can we respect and acknowledge all students’ cultures while tackling sensitive topics? The Cultural Approach provides students and teachers with the lenses they need to better understand themselves and those around them. See how the Cultural Approach can help to facilitate culturally-sensitive conversations, even while discussing history’s most sensitive topics.


July 1, 2021 - Incorporating Social Media into the Classroom

Why fight against social media, when you can use it as a tool? Gain ideas for implementing Twitter, Instagram, memes, and infographics to better engage students with the Cultural Approach through their own preferred methods of communication.


July 6, 2021 - Casual Conversation on the Cultural Approach

Join us for a casual conversation with Ivey Center Director, Dr. Victor Salazar. Grab a historically-inspired drink and meet us online. You’ll have the opportunity to connect with colleagues, exchange ideas on the Cultural Approach, and ask Dr. Salazar your pressing questions about any topic.


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The Cultural Approach to Summer Camps

Over the Summer the Ivey Center was delighted to play host to the Timekeepers Camp! Our educators and their students become enthralled in the immersive experience that allowed them to travel back in time! Some highlights of the event can be seen in the video below.

Timekeepers Summer Camp