Archive for 'Education'
Hello Educators! I hope you all had a productive day and received a lot of practical information to use in your classrooms. We had some great conversations about Reagan as “The Great Communicator,” the Cold War and heard from a prestigious speaker, Dr. Donal O’Sullivan. You all made some interesting and relevant comments that were briefly mentioned during our [...]
Posted by Melanie Gnau on July 29, 2010, under Education, Educators, Reagan, Workshops.
Tags: Cold War, comments, conference, discussions, Dr. Donal O' Sullivan, Educators, materials, Reagan, The Great Communicator, Workshops
Hello Educators! It has been a rewarding few days here at the Document of the Month workshop. We have researched, organized, edited and created a curriculum. I hope that you share my productive sentiments and will be able to effectively disseminate this information to your students. I also hope that you enjoyed witnessing the bill signing by Governor Schwarzenegger and [...]
Posted by Melanie Gnau on July 28, 2010, under Document of the Month, Education, Educators, Reagan, Workshops.
Tags: comments, critiques, Document of the Month, Educators, governor schwarzenegger, mrs. reagan, workshop
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library Education Conference 8:30 – 11:30 Picturing the Presidency: President Reagan and the Cold War Roosevelt / Jefferson Room 11:30 Lunch Break Allbritton Hall 12:00 – 1:30 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Donal O’Sullivan, CSUN Allbritton Hall Dr. Donal O’Sullivan is Assistant Professor at California State University Northridge. He has written three books and [...]
Posted by Melanie Gnau on July 27, 2010, under Education, Educators, Reagan, Workshops.
Tags: Cold War, conference, CSUN, Dr. Donal O'Sullivan, Education, schedule, The Great Communicator
Ernesto mentioned in his presentation on the Presidential Timeline today that, “my textbook doesn’t drive my course anymore.” He was referring to his use of supplemental materials and primary source documents in developing life long learners and critical thinking skills. Does your “textbook drive your course”? To what extent do you integrate primary sources into [...]
Posted by Mira Cohen on July 27, 2010, under Document of the Month, Documents, Education, Educators, Workshops.
Tags: conversation, life long learners, presidential timeline, primary sources, textbooks
Hi! I have been interning at the Reagan Library for just over a month now, and it has been quite an exciting experience! My first task was pouring through White House files on the Supreme Court during Ronald Reagan’s presidency. It’s amazing how much you can learn by looking through primary source documents, they really [...]
Posted by Bryan Morrison on July 14, 2010, under Archives, Document of the Month, Documents, Education, Government, History, Reagan, Workshops.
Tags: Archives, Document of the Month, Documents, interns, primary sources, Reagan, Supreme Court
To begin, let’s start with a little explanation on the blog and the Document of the Month Workshop. We started this blog in the hopes that it will open the lines of communication between the educators attending the Document of the Month workshop and the staff who will be preparing and guiding the workshop. On [...]