Social Studies Majors: Do you need HIS 312 or an equivalent Colonial/Revolutionary US history course next year to complete your major? Let us know by filling out this survey: https://goo.gl/XqY8rV Let me or Dr. Jose Sola know if you have any questions.
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 […]
We are pleased to feature “Migration in Global Context” participant Donald Fuller as our November Teacher Spotlight! Donald A. Fuller (@historyeducator) teaches 7th & 8th Grade Social Studies and serves as Social Studies Department Head and Technology Coordinator for Youngstown City Schools. Fuller has his B.S. in Education/Integrated Social Studies and Information Technology Certificate from […]
We are pleased to feature Dr. Tom Dorrance as our October Faculty Spotlight! Dr. Dorrance began teaching at CSU as a Visiting Assistant Professor in August 2015. A California native, he received his B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley in 2001 and taught high school algebra before earning his M.A. in history at […]
We are pleased to feature Interim Department Chair of History Thomas J. Humphrey as our Faculty Spotlight! Dr. Humphrey received his B.A. from John Carroll University in 1988 and his M.A. from John Carroll in 1990. He went on to earn his PhD from Northern Illinois University in 1996. His publications include the 2004 […]
One week to our Migration in Global Context teacher institute! Details available at the institute website and follow #teachmigration or @SocStudiesatCSU on Twitter for updates. Don’t miss our public follow up activities beginning this fall.
As we saw last week with Tori McDonough’s lesson plan, oral history can be a valuable tool in the classroom. While her lesson focused on having students conduct their own mini oral history projects in order to gain an understanding of the historical thinking process, I will be focusing on using oral histories […]
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 […]
NEO Teachers save the date for this 2015-16 Professional Development Opportunity for all Ohio K-12 Teachers and Administrators: Here is the description- we hope you can join us! Migration in Global Context: History, Narrative and Project-Based Learning Summer Teacher Institute (August 3-5, 2015) and follow-up programs during AY 2015-16 Cleveland State University’s Department of […]