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Maui July 18, 2018, Teaching Historical Thinking Workshop

Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM (HST)

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July 18, 2018, Maui College

Teacher Professional Development Workshop

The Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities and the Chaminade History Center are offering a full-day teacher workshop on Hawai‘i Island featuring renown classroom teacher and author Bruce Lesh.
                                Teaching Historical Thinking:                                  
                     ‘Why Won’t You Just Tell Us the Answer?’

Teachers will engage in hands-on activities focused on connecting historical thinking skills and the use of historical investigations to teach history.
The goals of this professional development workshop include:
  • Increasing understanding of the research on historical thinking and historical literacy.
  • Providing teachers with a better understanding of the importance of integrating thinking skills, primary and secondary documents into their instructional practices.
  • Providing teachers with research-based best practices to engage all learners in the Social Studies classroom.

Participants will receive:

  • A copy of Bruce Lesh's best selling book, "Why Won't You Just Tell Us the Answer?"
  • A Hawai`i History Day Informational Packet.
  • Certificate of Attendance upon conclusion of the workshop.
  • Lunch will be provided.

Recommended for social studies teachers.  There is no charge for this workshop. Travel funds are available for Kaua‘i, Lana‘i and Moloka‘i teachers interested in attending this workshop.  For more information, contact Meda Brown at (808) 732-5402 x. 6 or

Click here to view the workshop agenda.

Have questions about Maui July 18, 2018, Teaching Historical Thinking Workshop? Contact Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities

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