Two Free Workshops – Flagstaff

Please note: Both these events are FREE, but you must register. Using the Giant Traveling Map – 4/1/2017 9:00 am to 11:00 am Register here NOTE: ALL teachers and administrators from any school or district are welcome to attend any of the workshops. Peoria teachers should register through the District as they would for any other district PD. Experience on-the-map activities

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One-Day Seminar in Phoenix on March 21st: LBJ & Vietnam

21 March: LBJ & Vietnam, Phoenix: This free training is a unique and exciting collaboration between ADE and TeachingAmericanHistory.org. Participants will engage in a document based Socratic discussion, facilitated by a visiting scholar expert in that field, for the first half of the training. The second half will focus on strategies for teaching with primary source documents in the classroom.

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5th Annual Genocide Awareness Week – April 2017

“Not On Our Watch” – Lectures, exhibits, and events by distinguished survivors, scholars, politicians, activists, artists, humanitarians and law enforcement. Opening Night – April 17, 2017 at 6:30 pm in the Turquoise Room 900 Chaparral Road – Scottsdale View entire schedule at www.scottsdalecc.edu/genocide Download flyer and schedule here.

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iCivics Arizona – Training for Teachers

Free training for teachers at Upper Elementary, Middle and High School Levels… Promote Civic Engagement Through iCivics.org 02/04/2017 9:00 am –4:30 pm Mesa Public School Curriculum Services Center iCivics Resources   iCivics Arizona is a program of the Arizona Supreme Court and the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education. The purpose of iCivics Arizona is to expand the use

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James Madison Legacy Project – We the People 2017

The James Madison Legacy Project brings the We the People: the Citizen and the Constitution curriculum into the classrooms of high-needs schools. This program strives to increase the number of highly effective civic education teachers through various professional development opportunities. The teachers in this program take their knowledge and assist students in achieving state civics and government standards. Students will

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Using Children’s Literature to Teach Economic Concepts

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm 3300 N. Central Ave in Phoenix, AZ Who: PreK-6 Educators This full day training will provide educators with an opportunity to discuss how children’s literature can be used to teach economic concepts to elementary students. We will engage in a discussion as to why teaching financial literacy in elementary school is

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