North Carolina Museum of History online teacher workshops

The North Carolina Museum of History is offering five online courses in 2010, geared especially for educators. Continuing education credits (up to forty contact hours), including reading and technology CEUs can be earned. Participants must have internet access and may access the workshops anytime during the program dates. The cost per workshop is $40, $35 for Associates. Each program is limited to thirty participants, so register early!

For more information, check out their webpage or e-mail tricia.l.blakistone@ncdcr.gov

Workshops

Civil Rights in North Carolina
Explore the history of civil rights in the state from 1830 to the present. An interactive time line, a Web quest, and tips on teaching with primary sources enhance the in-depth text and historic images.
Dates: January 1 to February 15, 2010

North Carolina Geography
Explore the Tar Heel state’s geography throughout its history. Background material and interactive activities will provide you with resources to integrate North Carolina geography into your curriculum.
Dates: February 15 to April 1, 2010

Antebellum North Carolina NEW!
What was life like for North Carolinians before the Civil War? Explore this question through in-depth articles, artifacts, and visual aids designed to enhance your knowledge of the political, social, and economic developments in antebellum North Carolina.
Dates: April 1 to May 15, 2010

Stories from the Civil War
From the battlefield to the home front, this program will provide you with the resources to incorporate the history of the Civil War in North Carolina into your curriculum. Probe Civil War resources and develop applications for the classroom.
Dates: May 15 to July 1, 2010

Women in North Carolina History
Discover how women have influenced North Carolina’s history. Learn how to integrate women’s history into your curriculum using stories, primary documents, the Internet, and other resources.
Dates: July 1 to August 15, 2010

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