Summer Professional Development at the LBJ Library in Austin, TX
From July 29 to August 2, 2013 the LBJ Library will offer a research-based workshop for teachers of all disciplines and grade levels. Participants will learn how to conduct research in historical records, create classroom materials, and present documents in ways that sharpen students’ skills and enthusiasm for history and the humanities.
If you’re interested, select a topic that fits within the holdings of the LBJ Library; the Library holds records relating primarily to the political career of President Lyndon Johnson. Then apply online at www.lbjlibrary.org/education/primarily-teaching
At the workshop, you will conduct research and develop a teaching activity, lesson, or unit for your classroom use. You will receive copies of primary documents selected to enhance the classroom activity.
Texas teachers may elect to receive up to 40 continuing education credit hours or six hours of Gifted & Talented update credit. Graduate credit from a major university is available for an additional fee.
Participation is limited to 10 persons and slots will be filled in the order registration forms are received.