Calendar 2001 - 2002 > June 18 - June 24, 2002

OUSD Teaching American History Grant
Summer Institute, UC Berkeley
Schedule, Tuesday, June 18, 2002 - Monday, June 24, 2002

Tuesday
June 18, 2002

Wednesday
June 19, 2002

Thursday
June 20, 2002

Friday
June 21, 2002
Monday
June 24, 2002

AM (8:30-12)

Speaker: Robin Einhorn, University of California, Berkeley link

"Founding Documents"


What do we mean by democracy? Discussion of quotes & passages

California History / Social Science Course Models
Online Professional Resource

 

AM (8:30-12)

Speaker: Waldo Martin, University of California, Berkeley link

"The Confessions of Nat Turner - Origins & Legacies"


Nat Turner in the classroom - a sample lesson with a focus on historical thinking.


Other thoughts on democracy

AM (8:30-12)

Speaker: Leon Litwack, University of California, Berkeley link

"Letter from Jourdon Anderson - The aftermath of Slavery"


Approaches to using letters & other documents in the classroom. Identifying aspirations & perspectives.

Guide to Understanding Historical Letters - DRAFT
Questions compiled by Grade 5 teachers from OUSD American History Grant for classroom use when using primary source documents.

 

AM (8:30-12)

Speaker: Charles Postel

"Labor History & the Struggle for Democracy"

 


Planning for assessment & evaluation of student work. What do we want to hear about students' historical understanding & our teaching practices?

 

AM (8:30-12)

Speaker: Diane Clemens, University of California, Berkeley link

"Foreign Policy"

 


Application session - Working with the presentations of Charles Postel & Diane Clemens.

 

Lunch
(12:00-1:00)
Lunch
(12:00-1:00)
Lunch
(12:00-1:00)
Lunch
(12:00-1:00)
Lunch
(12:00-1:00)

PM (1-3:30)

Refining the Lesson Study process - a response to teacher comments.


Lesson Study group work time - begin development of democracy lesson.

PM (1-3:30)

Library work - Find primary & secondary resources to support your lesson plan. Hands-on research session at Moffit Library.

links
UC Berkeley Libraries
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/

PM (1-3:30)

Planning for the school year - what lessons, within the units you teach, will connect to the struggle for democracy? What documents will you use and what topics will you discuss?

PM (1-3:30)

Lesson Study group work time

PM (1-3:30)

Lesson Study - Observing & discussing lessons.

 

How can we learn from Lesson Study?