NEW Sept. 2004 Oakland Unified is proud to announce that we have been awarded a second Teaching American History Grant for 2004 - 2007. Please go to our newest website to learn more about our second grant, History Grows in oakland: Teaching History in an Urban School District. LINK HERE
New Sept. 2008 Oakland Unified has received it's third TAH grant. Check out the webpages for the third grant. LINK HERE.
Read an article about our grant in The History Teacher, February, 2003
DeTocqueville's Ghost: Examining the Struggle for Democracy in America
June 14 - 18, 2004
8:30 - 3:30
Cohorts I, II, & III
"History at the Center: Lesson Study in Oakland" video is now available online in Quicktime format.
Oakland History Teachers Collaborate on Lesson Planning using the Lesson Study method
For the past two years teachers involved in the Teaching American History grant in Oakland have been applying the "lesson study" model of professional development to their history lessons. Read more...,,
OAKLAND MUSEUM OF CALIFORNIA
What's Going On?—California and the Vietnam Era: New exhibition looks at the impact of the war and its aftermath on California. Historical artifacts, scheduled events and publications at the Oakland Museum of California explore the impact of the Vietnam conflict on California life and culture. The exhibition opened August 28, 2004, and continues through February 27, 2005. More information
This website was developed from funds received by a U.S. Dept. of Education Teaching American History Grant, whose goal is to support programs that raise student achievement by improving teachers' knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of American history. Web site design by Internet @ Work