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Teaching Civil Rights from the 1700s through 2017 and Beyond

June 13, 2017 | 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

| $25

 

 

This workshop includes primary source activities and guest speakers to put into context the struggle for equal rights for all people from 1776 through today, and looking onward as students grow to become active citizens. Teachers will broaden their own content knowledge and develop primary source-based lesson plans that demonstrate the significance and relevance of historic civil rights milestones.

 

Special Guest Speakers:
Julie L. Hershenberg, J.D., M.A., M.P.T., Professor of Political Science, Collin College
Ernest McMillan, Civil Rights Activist
Stephen Fagin, Curator and Oral Historian, The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
Zac Harmon, Executive Director, Old Red Museum of Dallas County History & Culture

 

Workshop Facilitators:
Ani Simmons, Education Programs Coordinator, The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
Jenny Sweeney, Education Specialist, National Archives at Fort Worth

 

Who:
5th–12th grade educators

 

Credits:
TEKS-aligned workshop, with 6 hours of CPE credits

 

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Details

Date:
June 13, 2017
Time:
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Cost:
$25
Website:
https://tickets.jfk.org/webstore/shop/ViewItems.aspx?CG=OT&C=SE

Venue

Old Red Museum
100 S. Houston Street
Dallas, 75202 United States
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Website:
www.oldred.org