Breaking Barriers in History: Free Educator History Day Workshop

When: Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 5:00pm
Teachers in conversation during a workshop at the Museum of the City of New York.
Photo by Lauraberth Lima

Dive into the National History Day theme “Breaking Barriers in History” using the Museum’s extraordinary exhibitions.

Enjoy a guided tour of the galleries and view history through multiple perspectives as you examine artifacts on display and engage in discussion with fellow educators.

After developing content knowledge, continue the learning with a hands-on workshop in the Museum's classrooms. Learn how the National History Day model provides a framework for engaging students in historical research, analysis, and literacy using project-based learning.

This workshop is geared toward educators of grades 6 to 12. Educators of all grade levels welcome.

2 CTLE hours for eligible attendees.


About New York City History Day

New York City History Day is an education program that engages students in grades 6-12 in the discovery and interpretation of historical topics. By participating in History Day, students can research topics related to the annual theme and can express themselves creatively through various formats such as exhibit boards, documentaries, websites, papers, and performances.

For more information about History Day and to learn how the methodology supports teachers and schools as they work towards aligning curriculum and instructional priorities with Common Core Standards, visit our New York City History Day page.

The Frederick A.O. Schwarz Education Center is endowed by grants from The Thompson Family Foundation Fund, the F.A.O. Schwarz Family Foundation, the William Randolph Hearst Endowment, and other generous donors.

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