Teaching World History through Objects

At Cleveland State we strive to take pre-service Social Studies teachers in our upper-level World History course beyond the memorization of names, places and dates.  We focus on the discipline of history and the many historical lenses scholars use to teach and analyze world history.  To this end, my students read Vermeer’s Hat: the Seventeenth […]

Teacher Spotlight: Kevin Braaten

Presenting Berea-Midpark High School’s Kevin Braaten for the June Teacher  Spotlight! Kevin Braaten has taught Social Studies at Berea-Midpark High School for ten years.  Braaten earned his bachelor’s degree in History and Secondary Education at Baldwin-Wallace College and his Masters’ Degree in Education from Marygrove College.  He just finished his sixteenth year as a teacher […]

WHA Challenge Awards for K-12 Teachers

The World History Association is offering Challenge Awards for K-12 teachers and community college lecturers again!  Check out this link for more information: http://www.thewha.org/prize_competitions_mark_welter_teacher_award.php

Teacher Spotlight: Justin Hons

We are pleased to present CSU Alum Justin Hons for the May Teacher Spotlight! Justin Hons is a Social Studies teacher at Cleveland Heights High School where he teaches World History (Modern and Ancient) this year. In the past he has taught American History (Modern), Street Law, Global Issues, Bioethics and Psychology.  Hons completed his […]

June 10: OCHE Teacher Workshop in Youngstown

Excellent opportunity for middle and high school teachers to work with the Yad Vashem curriculum “Echoes and Reflections” in Youngstown: The Ohio Council on Holocaust Education is hosting an elective Workshop at no charge to attendees, Monday, June 10, 2013, at Youngstown State University, located in Youngstown, Ohio. The Workshop will be presented in Kilcawley […]

April 25: Teaching Founding Documents Workshop

Check out the ESC workshop “Social Studies and the Common Core: Teaching the Founding Documents”  featuring CSU history Professors Tom Humphrey and Rob Shelton! Workshop Details: The new Ohio Social Studies curriculum requires teaching with U.S. and Ohio Founding Documents for grades 4, 8 and high school American Government and American History.  In these workshops, […]

April 22: Vittorio Marchis presents Autopsy of a Machine

April 22, 2013 6:00 pm Vittorio Marchis presents Autopsy of a Machine Internationally renowned for his performative public history, Vittorio Marchis is coming to Cleveland to perform an autopsy of a 1940s electrocardiograph machine (ECG), and to discuss technologies for viewing the body, including X-Ray and ECG. Combining performance art with a deep understanding of […]

Teacher Spotlight: Emily Marty

Presenting CSU Alumna Emily Marty for the April “Teacher Spotlight!” Emily Marty teaches Social Studies at Amherst Steele High School in Amherst, Ohio where she was born and raised.  Marty received her BS in Education and History from Ashland University and her MA in History at Cleveland State University.  Over the past five years Marty […]

June 17-21: Holocaust Studies for Educators Summer Workshop

The Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education in Cincinnati is offering their annual Roma and Sam Kaltman Holocaust Studies for Educators Graduate-level workshop this June 17-21, 2013.  This workshop is a great experience and presents material specially designed to align with Ohio State and Common Core Standards. Visit the website or contact Alexis Storch at […]

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