Spend your Saturday immersed in history! These interactive, Common Core-aligned professional development programs, offered in collaboration with partner organizations, expand content knowledge and enrich the use of primary sources in the classroom.
Participation in New-York Historical Society professional development is applicable towards maintaining professional certification from the New York City Department of Education.
The Constitution in the Classroom: A “Teach-In” with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor
Presented by the New-York Historical Society, the Institute for Constitutional History, New York University, and the American Historical Association
Saturday, April 12, 2014, 9:30-4:30
Spend your Saturday immersed in the Constitution. The day will feature brief remarks and a Q & A by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, as well as sessions led by preeminent constitutional scholars. Learn the historical context in which it was originally written and examine the ways the document has evolved over our history. Then consider how today’s interpretations are built on historical precedent and learn engaging strategies to bring this important content to your students.
This program is FREE. Coffee will be provided. Register here.