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June 2017

Teaching Ethnic Studies: A Community History Approach

June 26, 2017 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
LA Plaza Museum, 501 North Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
$200
UCLA History-Geography Project

This three-day hands-on program for high school teachers will explore ways to approach local history from an Ethnic Studies lens. Collaborate with Ethnic Studies scholars and experienced teachers as you consider the history of marginalized communities in Los Angeles. Workshop Fee: $200

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July 2017

Teaching About the Tongva

July 25, 2017 9:00 am - July 26, 2017 3:00 pm
Kuruvungna Springs Cultural Center and Museum, 1439 S Barrington Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90025 United States
UCLA History-Geography Project

Two-day workshop for 3rd grade teachers that will explore Los Angeles' indigenous history and indigenous present. Join us and Tongva educators for an interactive experience that will include content speakers, exploration of curriculum and and cooking with native plants. Workshop Fee: $30

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December 2017

History-Geography Director Opening

December 12, 2017
UCLA History-Geography Project

Application is due for the UCLA History-Geography Program Director job opening.

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May 2018

Digital Tools: Using Edtech in the History Classroom

May 5, 2018 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
UCLA History-Geography Project

One-day workshop for Secondary History Teachers focusing on using digital technology in inquiry-based lessons in order to promote literacy, media literacy, and civic engagement. Fee: $125 in person; $75 webinar

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Places and Time: L.A. History and Geography

UCLA History-Geography Project

Free five-day workshop for 3rd, 4th, 8th and 11th grade teachers about environmental literacy and environmental justice, with a focus on the Port of Los Angeles. We will use the exceptional maps and photos of Southern California housed in the Auto Club Archives. Teachers will receive a $300 stipend upon completion of a lesson.

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June 2018

LGBTQ History: OUT Curriculum Cohort

June 11, 2018 9:00 am - June 15, 2018 3:30 pm
ONE Archives, 909 West Adams Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90007 United States
UCLA History-Geography Project

In this free one-week workshop for 11th grade teachers, we will explore various points in LGBTQ history through readings, presentations by historians, model lessons, and a hands-on exploration of the ONE Archives at the USC Libraries. Teachers will be compensated $500 upon completion of a lesson.

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Democratic Discussions: Simulations, Character-Driven Seminars and the History-Social Science Framework

June 18, 2018 9:00 am - June 20, 2018 3:00 pm
UCLA History-Geography Project

Three-day, hands-on program for secondary history-social studies teachers that will explore ways teachers can engage their students in historical, constitutional, political and controversial issues in the classroom. Fee: $200

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July 2018

Teaching with Primary Sources: The FAIR Act – LGBTQ & Disability History

July 17, 2018 9:00 am - July 19, 2018 3:00 pm
UCLA History-Geography Project

Free three-day workshop for 11th & 12th grade teachers examining the history of disability and LGBTQ movements for civil rights and their legacies through readings, presentations by historians, and exploration of curriculum.

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Latin America & the History-Social Science Framework

July 24, 2018 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
UCLA History-Geography Project

Three-day workshop for 10th grade World History teachers. The workshop will explore topics related to Latin American history and the ways that the History-Social Science Framework addresses them. Through talks from scholars and model lessons teachers will explore these histories with a focus on multiple perspectives and learn how they can incorporate these ideas into their classrooms. Fee: $250

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Civic Justice: The Activism of the East L.A. Walkouts

July 28, 2018 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
LA Plaza Museum, 501 North Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
UCLA History-Geography Project

Free one-day workshop for 11th, 12th and Ethnic Studies educators. This teacher workshop explores the historical context and pedagogical approaches that will help teachers include the 1968 East LA Walkouts in their courses in order to promote active civic engagement through culturally responsive instruction.

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September 2018

LOST LA Curriculum Project

September 15, 2018
UCLA History-Geography Project

Opportunity for 3rd, 4th, 5th, 8th and 11th grade history teachers working in Los Angeles. Collaborate with scholars from UCLA and USC, explore archival footage used in all LOST LA episodes, develop lesson plans, improve your historical knowledge of Los Angeles and receive a stipend of up to $1,000. Apply by September 15, 2018.

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December 2018

History PD Series: Mesoamerica & the Aztecs

December 5, 2018 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
UCLA History-Geography Project

One day workshop as part of the History PD Series

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February 2019

History PD Series: The Gupta Empire

February 12 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
UCLA History-Geography Project

One-day workshop as part of the History PD Series

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May 2019

Teaching History Conference

May 3 - May 4
Los Angeles, CA United States

Two-day conference focusing on culturally relevant and inclusive teaching in history and social studies classrooms across the K-16 continuum.

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June 2019

Discover Lost LA

June 9 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
LOST LA

Free screening of an episode of Lost LA, along with the teachable curriculum developed for this series.

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Sites of Encounter: Gupta Empire & Srivijava Kingdom, 300-1200

June 17 - June 18
Gupta Empire & Srivijava Kingdom workshop

This free two-day workshop for 7th grade World History teachers explores the Gupta Empire & Srivijaya Kingdom as “Sites of Encounter”, or places that existed in the pre-modern world that brought together different cultures via trade.

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Teaching with Primary Sources: History Makers: Women in American Politics

June 18 - June 20

This free three-day workshop will focus on each wave of the American feminist movement in the United States. Topics for study will include: suffrage, women-centered legislation, and social movements of the past and today.

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LGBTQ History: Contextualizing the Stonewall Riots

June 24 - June 28
ONE Archives, 909 West Adams Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90007 United States
protests

This free weeklong program will explore the activism that occurred on the west coast that preceded Stonewall through readings, presentations by historians, model lessons, and a hands-on exploration of the ONE Archives at the USC Libraries.

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October 2019

Film Screening and Q&A – Shusenjo: The Main Battleground of the Comfort Women Issue

October 9 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Free film screening and Q&A session - Shusenjo: The Main Battleground of the Comfort Women Issue

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History Labs: Westward Expansion & California’s Indigenous Populations

October 25

One-day workshop at UCLA with Professor Ben Madley, author of "American Genocide: the US and the California Indian Catastrophe, 1846-1873." This workshop is part of the History Labs series.

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