Summer Educator Workshops

Workshops will be held at the Montana Historical Society, 225 N. Roberts, Helena, MT 59620


Montana and the Great War: Bringing It Home

June 12-13, 2017

12 OPI Renewal Units and travel scholarships are available.

Join other high school teachers and museum professionals to learn about the themes and issues of World War I, how the war directly affected Montana and Montanans, how to engage students in researching about the war, and ways to share student research with the larger community. The workshop is limited to 20 people. Preference will be given to established museum-school partners (including a teacher and a staff member from a local museum or historical society.) However, individual high school teachers and museum professionals are also encouraged to apply.

The application deadline is April 15, 2017. Applicants will be notified on their acceptance by May 1, 2017

Learn more about this workshop and the Montana and the Great War project. Explore the workshop schedule

Struggling Readers and Content Area Textbooks--Making Montana: Stories of the Land Accessible to All

June 16, 2017, 8:30-3:30

Designed for 4-12 grade teachers who have have students who struggle reading content area textbooks, this six-hour seminar will use Montana: Stories of the Land as a case study to explore a wide variety of strategies to support struggle readers.  

6 OPI Renewal Units.

About the Presenter
Tammy Elser works nationally providing professional development for teachers. The author of The Framework: A Practical Guide for Montana Teachers and Administrators Implementing Indian Education for All, and a dozen integrated Indian Education and Common Core aligned curricula, Tammy focuses on practical strategies supporting current and future teachers to achieve both equity and excellence for all students.

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