Year Three Professional Development sessions (*see schedule) include updated training on the Cicero: History Beyond the Textbook online application as well as content and instructional strategies presentations from the Spanish-American War to the War on Terror and the “Great Recession”.  The resources used for the presentations are posted below in the order listed on the agenda for each session.

BLaST IU 17 TAH Grant Professional Development Schedule, Year 3 (2012-13)

Orientation and Training, September 21, 2012

BLAST IU 17 Colloquium Agenda, September 21, 2012

1 Cicero Training and Update, Dr. Kevin Brady

CICERO Registration Instructions

2 Lesson/Unit Planning Process, Dr. Kevin Brady

Lesson/Unit Plan Rubric, Sept. 2012

Lesson/Unit Plan Template

Lesson Refection Form

Fall Colloquium (November 15-16, 2012)

BLaST IU 17 Fall Colloquium Agenda, Nov. 15-16, 2012

1  Twentieth Century Progressives and Eugenics: Historical Contradictions, Dr. Kevin Brady

Madison Grant “the good”     Madison Grant “the bad”

Darwin – Racism, Evolution    Darwinism and Anti-Italian Sentiment

2 Synthesizing Historical Significance, Responding to Text: The Spanish American War, Dr. Fran Macko

SPAWN graphic organizer

NY Times: The Sinking of the Maine

Sp Am War Text 1

Sp Am War Text 2

Sp Am War Text 3

3 Woodrow Wilson’s America, Dr. Kevin Brady

4 Causes of World War I and America’s Entrance into the War, Dr. Kevin Brady

5 Conflict Resolution and U.S. History: War, Wilson, and Women, Mr. David Trevaskis

Winter Colloquium (February 6-7, 2013)

BLaST IU 17 Winter Colloquium Agenda, Feb 6-7, 2013

1 Woody Guthrie’s Ballads, Dr. Tom Connors

This Land is Your Land (copy of original hand-written document)

Woody Guthrie Ballads, Lyrics

2 “Dear Mrs. Roosevelt”: The Children Speak, Ms. Lucinda Evans

Dear Mrs. Roosevelt Lesson Plan

SPEECH Graphic Organizer

ESP Express Graphic Organizer

Letters to Mrs. Roosevelt

3 The Rise and Fall of the New Deal Left, Dr. Tom Connors

4 Radicals of the 1920’s, Dr. Kevin Brady

ARTIST Graphic organizer

SPEECH Template

SPEECH Examples

Constitution of the Communist Labor Party of America, 1919

IWW: The Mission of the Working Class, 1919

The Wall Street Explosion, Eugene V. Debs

5 The Dust Bowl and the Government, Ms. Lucinda Evans

Dust Bowl Graphic Organizer: Government Relief Initiatives

Journal Readings for the Dust Bowl

Relief and Loan Services Documents

6 The Great Depression – 1929, Dr. Kevin Brady

Spring Colloquium (April 25-26, 2013)

BLaST IU 17 Spring Colloquium Agenda (April 25-26 2013)

1 The U. S.  Role in World War II, Dr. Chuck Bolton

2 Silent Debate: Truman and Foreign Policy in 1946, Ms. Nancy Taylor

Silent Debate Lesson Plan

Silent Debate, Presidential Advisor Role Description

3 World War II: The American Homefront, Dr. Chuck Bolton

WWII Homefront Documents

WWII Homefront Posters

WWII Homefront Advertisement: The Patriotic Mrs. Jones

4 The Early Cold War, 1945-1959, Dr. Chuck Bolton

Early Cold War Primary Source Documents

HoChiMin Letter to Truman, 1946

5 Dr. Seuss and the Cold War, Ms. Lucinda Evans

The Political Dr. Seuss, Springfield Library and Museums Association

Theodor Seuss Geisel: World War II Cartoons Slide Show (with Book/Cartoon Analysis Suggestions)

Book Graphic Organizer

Cartoon Analysis Worksheet

Political Cartoon Analysis Discussion Guide

6 America and the Cold War: 1960s -1970s, Dr. Chuck Bolton

Summer Institute (June 17-20, 2013)

BLaST IU 17 Summer Institute Agenda, June 17-20, 2013

June 17-18, 2013

1 The Long Civil Rights Movement, Dr. Aaron Sheehan-Dean

2 Using A.R.T.I.S.T to Teach about “The Great Society”, Dr. Kevin Brady

ARTIST Graphic Organizer

Commencement Address at the University of Michigan, Lyndon B. Johnson, May 22, 1964

3 TheMovement for Civil Rights, Dr. Aaron Sheehan-Dean

4 Long Term Civil Rights Champions and Opponents, Dr. Kevin Brady

5 The Tragedy of LBJ, Dr. Aaron Sheehan-Dean

6 The War on Poverty: Johnson’s Winnable War, Mr. David Trevaskis

7 Victory in Viet-Nam and Betrayal, Dr. Kevin Brady

June 19-20, 2013

8 Teaching “Terrorism:” Historical Perspectives and Pedagogical Problems, Dr. Eric Davis

9 From Beirut to Benghazi to Boston: A Conversation with Mr.  Ed Turzanski

10 The New Economy, Dr. Kevin Brady

11 The War on Terror: Fighting Multiple Terrorist Fronts and Organizations,  Dr. Eric Davis

12 Open Discussion with Mr. Ed Turzanski

13 The 2008 Economic “Bust”, Dr. Kevin Brady