Fully Online: Course runs April 7 to May 17 , 2023. Social Studies and Humanities pose distinct challenges for struggling learners. Extensive discipline-specific vocabulary, difficult informational texts –including complex primary sources– and a need for background knowledge can be barriers. Yet the authentic sources, important ideas and connections to issues of these subjects also offer virtual tools for differentiation and potent means to motivate students.
April 13 - May 26 - America and World Fascism: From the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond - ONLINE
What is fascism? Where did it come from? How does it impact human rights? What is anti-fascism and how did it arise? How did ideology shape the Spanish Civil War (the setting for the Ernest Hemingway novel, For Whom the Bell Tolls) and WWII? What legacies did those wars pass on in the decades since–in Spain, the U.S., Europe, and globally?
The Constitution and the Pursuit of Happiness: Institutions, Virtue and Civic Dispositions May 22-June 30 Webinars on June 6th and June 20th from 7-8:30PM ET. Register