Course Description

Credit Validation for National History Day Participants Only

National History Day® (NHD) offers a course for teachers to focus on Revolutionary Ideals. The course includes four live webinars with expert historians and an NHD curriculum specialist. The course identifies four emerging topics in colonial and revolutionary history and explores them with leading experts. Teachers will read the latest scholarship, engage in four live programs, and develop a classroom activity that utilizes primary sources and an active learning strategy.

Course Details

Number of Units: 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for Teachers and librarians, grades 4-12.

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What You Will Learn

  • Identify four new trends in scholarship of the colonial and revolutionary era
  • Practice active learning strategies to help engage students with primary sources from the era
  • Identify primary sources from the time period appropriate for use in the teacher’s classroom
  • Practice skills by participating in four live webinar programs with leading historians and NHD curriculum specialists
  • Discuss the content in a small section of teachers with similar teaching assignments to help solve common challenges
  • Create a classroom activity that engages primary sources and active learning strategies


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