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2017 Annual Indiana Studies Teacher Conference: Indiana in the Civil War

Eugene and Marilyn Glick IndianaHistory Center
450 W. Ohio St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017
8 a.m. to 3 p.m. | Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m.

Free program

U.S. History teachers, are you prepared for the Indiana Studies elective course? Jump-start your plans with a day of content and pedagogy on Indiana's role during the Civil War and Reconstruction. The Indiana Department of Education will provide information about the new law requiring public high schools to offer Indiana Studies each year. The conference will also feature a keynote from Dr. L. Bao Bui, Department of History, Stephen F. Austin State University, and a tour of our newest exhibit, You Are There 1863: Letter Home From Gettysburg. 

Other sessions include topics such as Civil War holdings at the Indiana Historical Society, the Y-Press youth-media news program and more. 

This free conference is best suited to U.S. History teachers grades eight through 12. All K through 12 teachers and home educators are welcome. Lunch provided. Substitute teacher pay reimbursement available while funds last. For more information, contact education@indianahistory.org.

Please only register one person at a time so we can get each attendee's information.

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National History Day in Indiana Teacher Workshop

Indiana History Center
450 W. Ohio St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Saturday, October 7, 2017
9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.

Free program
Registration ends Friday, October 6, 2017

Join us at the Indiana History Center for an introduction to National History Day in Indiana. The Indiana Historical Society will provide a free interactive morning all about National History Day in Indiana. Teachers will gain an understanding of what National History Day is, how they can incorporate it into their curriculum, and how it can encourage their students to explore history in new and exciting ways.

For more information, contact 

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IHS Educator Open House

Indiana History Center
450 W. Ohio St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
$5, Free to IHS members
Registration deadline is Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Join us to learn more about the resources the Indiana Historical Society has to offer for teachers and home educators. This includes field trips, National History Day in Indiana, professional development conferences, in-school history performances, and more. Relax and enjoy all that IHS has to offer, including our living history exhibits.

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