Mar 12, 2010

Institute for History TeachersBenchmarks of Historical

A 1-Week Summer Institute for History TeachersBenchmarks of Historical ThinkingOrganized by the Faculty of Education, University of British Columbia, together with The History Education Network and Library and Archives CanadaLocation: OttawaDates: July 5-10, 2010Website: ProgramThis unique bilingual program will include lectures, breakout groups, and visits to Ottawa sites rich in historical value such as Library and Archives Canada (conference venue), the Canadian War Museum, and the Canadian Museum of Civilization. The institute will bring together history teachers as well as educators from museums and historic sites across Canada. This is an excellent opportunity to expand your knowledge while enjoying the beautiful and historic National Capital Region.Assignments will involve using historical thinking concepts to design active, hands-on learning experiences for students and visitors to museums and historic sites.Register NowThe registration deadline for the institute is Thursday, April 1, 2010. The program can be taken for credit or non-credit. To take the course for credit, you must first apply for admission to UBC (see the website for instructions). Cost: Non-credit: $500. Credit: See website.Learn MoreFor additional information and to apply, visit or contact Jo-Anne Chilton at (toll-free 1-888-492-1122).