Calendar 2010 - 2011 > TAHG Gr 4, 5, 8 & 11 Meeting > October 12, 2010
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Place: The Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak St. (corner of 10th)
Oakland, CA 94607-4892
Time: 4-6 PM
Introductions and overview of project goals for year #3 of the grant
Speaker: Mark Peterson link
University of California, Berkeley
"Cultural History and the American Revolution"
Underlying Assumptions of Professional Development Program
1. Why historians?
2. Why research on how students learn history?
3. . Why Lesson Study?
4. . Why a book group?
Yearly Content Themes
Year 1: ?Wealth and Freedom" A Focus on America's economic history and the tensions between the creation of wealth and the struggle for freedom.
Year 2: ?Democracy and Equality"
A Focus on America's political history; Investigating contesting definitions of democracy and equality.
Year 3: ?America and its Dream: A Focus on American ideas and culture; nvestigating the philosophies, words, and images that shaped the American past.
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