Visit HIS 299 “Intro to Historical Studies” students at the “Cleveland Against the World: #Allin at the Great Lakes Exposition” project fair, November 10, 2016 from 8:30-9:45 am in Michael Schwartz Library. Light refreshments will be served.
NEO-based Labor Education and Arts Project (LEAP) is sponsoring a book presentation by Ahmed White and film screening (Mean Things Happening) on July 21 & 23 in Cleveland. Full details in this flyer and at the LEAP Facebook page. Additional events will also be held in Youngtown (7/16) and Massillon (7/24).
This July is the 50th anniversary of the Hough Riots in Cleveland. For teachers in Northeast Ohio, the events surrounding the commemoration are a great way to augment discussions of racial tension, urban spaces, and local history in the classroom. CSU history professor J. Mark Souther, a public historian who leads the Cleveland Historical project and Center for […]
The Cleveland International Film Festival is around the corner! I am keeping up with the tradition to look through the schedule and see which films will be interesting and useful for History and Social Studies teachers. Every year key themes emerge from this list. Perhaps not surprising, this year’s dominant themes are migration, climate change, and race. Let’s get […]
Attention US History Teachers & Students! CSU Professor Emeritus of History David J. Goldberg has been working with a group called Labor Education and Arts Project (LEAP). In conjunction with a recent conference they sponsored, LEAP has produced a very attractive 24 page booklet entitled “The Rise of the Labor Movement in Ohio at the […]
For the next portion of the summer blog series, Chris Morris and I will be providing sample lesson plans and teaching materials to help educators incorporate oral history interviews and methods within their classrooms. This lesson plan addresses the following standards from the Ohio Department of Education’s Model Curriculum for American History and Modern World […]
The Cleveland International Film Festival is here again! It’s becoming a tradition to look through the schedule and see which films will be interesting and useful for History and Social Studies teachers. Let’s get the #CIFF39 #sschat started in the comments and on Twitter @SocstudiesatCSU! Current CSU Social Studies students: contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan to […]
The Cleveland Clinic is showing an abridged version of the documentary “Last Days in Vietnam” at their Veterans Day Celebration on November 11 from 5-7 pm at the Intercontinental Hotel. This is a great opportunity for teachers and students to see the documentary and the accompanying panel with Vietnam Veterans including Clinic CEO Toby Cosgrove. Register for […]
The CIFF is almost here! As I browsed the Cleveland International Film Festival College Program schedule today I made a list of films that could be useful to Social Studies and history teachers. The list grew and grew, so I concluded this is a task best crowdsourced! Here is my list of CIFF films that […]
The CIFF is here! Check out the college program for information on free film screenings for college students: http://www.clevelandfilm.org/college The CIFF is a great opportunity to see new films and trends in cinema. Keep an eye out for film screenings and discussions. Which film(s) are you looking forward to most? Let us know in the comments!