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  • 1.  Teacher professional development announcement

    Posted 11-15-2013 12:26:00 PM
    This message has been cross posted to the following Discussions: AHA Members' Forum and Teaching and Learning History .
    Hi all,

    I'm forwarding on an announcement from long-time colleagues at the American Social History Project for a new online professional development program for integrating a focus on Common Core literacy skills into social studies and history instruction...

    From: Leah Potter <lpotter@gc.cuny.edu>
    Date: Monday, November 4, 2013 12:54 PM
    Subject: Who Built America Badges

    Dear Teacher,

    We're writing to invite you to join a FREE Common Core online professional development program for social studies and U.S. history teachers called Who Built America Badges for History Education. Offered by American Social History Project (based at the City University of New York), the program combines access to high-quality teaching materials aligned to the Common Core with ongoing feedback from teacher educators. As a leader in history education, ASHP has over 20 years of experience providing professional development to teachers in New York City and creating award-winning websites including History Matters, HERB: Social History for Every Classroom, and Mission US.

    Getting started is easy: go to http://badges.ashp.cuny.edu and sign up for a free account.

    James Diamond, Ph.D.
    Research Associate
    Education Development Center
    Center for Children & Technology
    96 Morton St., 7th Floor
    New York, NY 10014


    James Diamond
    Education Development Center
    New York NY