The UCI History Project presents a series of workshops on citizenship and the Common Core for 6-11th grade history teachers. Attend one session or attend them all. Each session will include a standards-aligned presentation by a scholar from the UCI History Department addressing citizenship and a Common Core State Standards model lesson. Teachers have the opportunity to earn UCI Extension credit with participation in all the workshops.
The workshops are all free and snacks will be provided. All sessions will be held at UCI from 4:00-6:30pm.
- 1/16: African Americans and the Civil War
- 2/6: Immigration in the Contemporary US
- 2/27: Slavery in the Americas
Common Core State Standards Workshops
The UCI History Project is offering after-school workshops for 6-11th grade teachers to learn more about how to best implement the CCSS in the history classroom. Each workshop will offer teachers standards-aligned lessons and strategies that are classroom-tested. Each workshop will be held at UCI from 4:00-6:00 and will cost $50.
- January 28, 2014: Common Core Workshop on Summary Writing
- February 25, 2014: Common Core Workshop on Cause and Effect Reading and Writing
- May 20, 2014: Common Core Workshop on Using Maps to Promote Inquiry
For more information and to register, please download our flyer.
History Blueprint Workshops
The UCI History Project will offer teachers training in the implementation of the History Blueprint an innovative curricula aligned to the Common Core State Standards developed by the California History Social Science Project. The curriculum combines historical investigation, carefully selected primary sources, activities to strengthen reading and writing, and practice evaluating arguments based on historical evidence. We will offer trainings for both the Civil War and Cold War History Blueprint curriculum. Each training will include a content presentation by a scholar, instruction in the Blueprint curriculum by teacher leaders with experience authoring and implementing the curriculum, and practical examples of Common Core implementation of both reading and writing standards for the history classroom.
- Civil War History Blueprint, February 8, 2014 from 9am-3pm at UCI
- Cold War History Blueprint, March 8, 2014 from 9am-3pm at UCI
The cost for each History Blueprint session is $185.00. For more information and to register, please download our flyer.