Calendar 2002 - 2003 > November 7, 2002

November 7, 2002
Bender Room, 2nd Floor, Carnegie Hall
Mills College, Oakland, California

8:30 - 9:15

Coffee and Introductions - Who is here and why?

9:15 - 9:45

Overview of Project

9:45 - 10:15

Discussion

  • What do your students understand about democracy and American History?
  • What do you want students to learn and understand about democracy in American History?
10:15-10:30

Break

10:30 - 12:00

"An Introduction to Lesson Study" - Working collaboratively to promote student and teacher learning.

  • Catherine Lewis Mills College
  • Teachers from the Teaching American History Grant - cohort #1
  • Guide to Lesson Study pdf file
12:00 - 1:00

Lunch (provided by the project)

1:15 - 2:45

Speaker: Jennifer Spear, Assistant Professor of History, University of California Berkeley link

"Beyond the Trail of Tears: The Resistance & Persistence of the Cherokees"

Readings & Web Links

2:45 - 3:15

Summing Up and Evaluation