From the 125th Annual Meeting column of the November 2010 issue of Perspectives on History
Sessions of Interest to K–12 Teachers
The AHA Teaching Division encourages all K-12 history and social studies teachers attending the 125h Annual Meeting in Boston to check out the following sessions and activities. This roster of sessions reflects the combined efforts of the division, the Program Committee, the National History Education Clearinghouse, affiliated societies, and other groups.
In addition, commentators on all sessions are encouraged to address the implications of the papers being given not only for research but also for teaching. For more information, on each session, please refer to the Annual Meeting Program (the print version of which was mailed to all AHA members at the end of October) or the annual meeting web site.
Thursday, January 6
Friday, January 7
9:30–11:30 a.m. Strategies for Effectively Mentoring Students at all Levels
12:15–1:45 p.m. Organization of History Teachers luncheon
2:30–4:30 p.m. Teaching the Survey
2:30–4:30 p.m. Revisiting the Teaching of Religious History
Saturday, January 8
8:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Teaching Workshop for the National History Education Clearinghouse. The Clearinghouse was created by the Center for History and New Media, George Mason University in partnership with the American Historical Association and the National History Center, with funding from the U.S. Department of Education (Contract Number ED-07-CO-0088). For additional information, consult the web site at teachinghistory.org.
9:00–11:00 a.m. Nourishing Ideas: Food History in the Archives and the Classroom
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Belief and Morality, Spirituality, and Songs of War and Conguest
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. The Challenges and Opportunities of Teaching Women’s History
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Integrating Religion into World History: Conversion, Power-Knowledge, and the State
2:15–1:45 p.m. College Board/Advanced Placement luncheon
2:30–4:30 p.m. History and Technology In and Out of the Classroom
Sunday, January 9
8:30–10:30 a.m. New Directions and Perspectives on Teaching Religious History
8:30–10:30 a.m. Teaching the History of Terrorism
11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Enhancing Historical Thinking Skills through Teaching American History Grants
11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Teaching Slavery and Abolition in the Twenty-First Century, Part 2
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