Tag Archives: US History

2016 CIFF Films for Social Studies

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 […]

Labor Education and Arts Project (LEAP)

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 […]

Donald Fuller: Teacher Spotlight

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 […]

Tom Dorrance: Faculty Spotlight

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 […]

Thomas Humphrey: Faculty Spotlight

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 […]

Migration in Global Context

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.

Voices from the Past: Exploring World War II through Oral History

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 […]

Aug 3-5: Save the Date! CSU and ESC Migration Workshop

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 […]

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