Past Events

Movement of Ideas in Global History Saturday Series

The final event in our Movement of Ideas in Global History Saturday Series (March 14) will feature a lecture by Munis Faruqui followed by the presentation of a model lesson created in collaboration between a practicing teacher and graduate student.

Fall Teacher Showcase

Join us for this free event that will feature a scholar talk and teacher-led workshops.  This is a great way to learn more about UCBHSSP. 

Sign up here and select a workshop to attend!

National History Day Info Session

Always wanted to know more about National History Day? Join us for this inspirational and informative session!

The History and Memory of the Holocaust

The History Project at UC Davis comes to Berkeley! Join secondary history and English teachers to examine the history and memory of the Holocaust in this academic seminar series held over six days between October 1 and March 14.

History Blueprint Conference

Calling all 7th, 8th, 10th, and 11th grade teachers for an inspiring one day conference! Participants will be treated to a session on historical thinking as well as grade aligned-scholar talks, Blueprint lesson explanation, and collaborative work time.

Teaching the Free Speech Movement

Some of the most prominent student activists from the 1960s will share their experiences with educators, discuss what they feel is most important to share as the history of student activism, and how to inspire student activism today.

Meet the Authors: Inside the Making of a Textbook

UC Berkeley history professors David Henkin and Rebecca McClennan have just authored a textbook, Becoming America. Join them and members of the UCBHSSP community to discuss how they envision teachers using their textbook and what went in to its creation.

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Historical Thinking - Data Analysis and Visualization

Much of our understanding of history come through an analysis of primary source data: population growth and migrations, economic records, military statistics, prison demographics. Historical thinking requires being able to interpret this information. Learn to utilize some simple technology tools to find and make this data come alive. Help your students understand trends and learn to present their own data-augmented research in visually meaningful ways.

Required: laptop computer. Cost: $50/person.

Exploring Ancient Civilizations

This institute is aligned to the 6th grade history-social science curriculum. We will explore the theme of authority and individual through the lens of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Rome, Greece, and the Legion of Honor's associated collections. Participants will create a curricular tool by working with the museum's artifacts and analysis tools.

Registration closed.

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