Daily Outcomes All participants will… Gain a historical foundation in the Constitution and the early Federal period of US history Learn & practice effective history/social studies and literacy instructional strategies Share and learn best practices by becoming a community of practice around historical thinking Be able to generate motivation (for teachers and students) Become excited about teaching history-social studies (experiential) Know, respect, and trust each other (experiential) Be actively engaged in practicing the strategies (experiential)
Discovering the Roots of Freedom in American History Training Historical Literacy Coaches across San Bernardino County and the larger region Year One: High School Year Two: Middle School Year Three: Elementary School
Project Staff Angela Dorough, Project Director Dr. Daniel E. Walker, Lead Scholar Craig Crick, Evaluator Gil Diaz, Digital History Lead Heather Jenkins, Historical Literacy Coach Lead Suzanne Snider, Historical Literacy Coach Trainer Rasamee Jaycox, Office Support Specialist Marie Painter, Office Support Specialist Will Bradley, Office Support Specialist
Project Partners San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History San Bernardino Valley College University of California, Riverside San Bernardino Historical and Pioneer Society
Upcoming Events Sunday Fieldtrip to Museum of Tolerance September 14, 2008 Lunch on your own
What you can expect... A participation stipend to be paid in Summer 2009 in the following amounts: $1500.00--Coaches $500.00--Participating Teachers Books and Curricular Materials A Subscription to E-Source
What we expect... Attendance at scheduled events Participation in the evaluation process Implementation of strategies at your school site
Norms Led by Suzanne Snider 9:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Data Collection Led by Evaluator, Craig Crick 9:30 a.m.-9:45 a.m.
Scholar Keynote Dr. Daniel E. Walker 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Overview of Digital Project Led by Gil Diaz 11:30 a.m.-11:35 a.m.
Introduction to Historical Thinking Led by Angela Dorough 11:35 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Introduction to Historical Thinking What is different about thinking historically? Jot down some ideas on a post-it note
Introduction to Historical Thinking Share those ideas with others
Introduction to Historical Thinking Example of what our California History- Social Science standards outline regarding “Historical Thinking”
Introduction to Historical Thinking Historical and Social Sciences Analysis Skills The intellectual skills noted below are to be learned through, and applied to, the content standards for grades nine through twelve. They are to be assessed only in conjunction with the content standards in grades nine through twelve. In addition to the standards for grades nine through twelve, students demonstrate the following intellectual, reasoning, reflection, and research skills.
Introduction to Historical Thinking Historical and Social Sciences Analysis Skills Chronological and Spatial Thinking Historical Research, Evidence, and Point of View Historical Interpretation Work with others to come up with a teaching example for each category Capture ideas on flip chart paper and Prepare to share out
Introduction to Historical Thinking Reading Assignment We will get deeper into Historical Thinking in one of our segments tomorrow