Hawaii Friends of Civic and Law-Related Education, the Judiciary History Center, and the Department of Education are pleased to announce What is Good Government?: A Historical and Philosophical Examination of the American Political System.
This free training will be conducted on July 19 and 20, 2010 at Aliiolani Hale, home of Hawaii's Supreme Court since 1874. Free transportation and lodging is available for up to ten neighbor island teachers.
This is an excellent opportunity for teachers of grades 5 and 8 Social Studies, Participation in Democracy, or U.S. History and Government.
We the People is a nationally acclaimed program that helps students understand the history, principles, and application of the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights. Participants will receive free classroom sets of We the People textbooks and instruction in constitutional history and theory, the Bill of Rights, citizenship, congressional hearings, standards-based lessons, and formative and summative assessment strategies.
The workshop will be conducted by Robert Leming, the Director of the Center for Civic Education and Dr. Tom Vontz, Ph.D., Professor of Education at Kansas State University.
Three PD credits are available. Those wishing to obtain PD credits must attend additional workshops on December 4, 2010 and May 7, 2011 and complete a PD portfolio. To apply for PD credits, you must sign up on the PDE3 website.
Please click on this link to register for this workshop.
|For more information please contact Sandra Cashman at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Education Specialist Keahe Davis of the Hawaii Judiciary History Center at email@example.com or phone (808) 539-4999.|