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

Events

July 8, 2021 - Lesson Plan Refresh Workshop

You already have your own set of great lesson plans, but you want to incorporate the Cultural Approach. Bring your plans, prepare to collaborate with other professionals, and together we will augment wonderful products for you and your students to use throughout the year!


July 13, 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.


July 14, 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.


July 15, 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.

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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