IDOE Social Studies Collaborative: Hoosiers and the American Story

Are you ready to incorporate more Indiana stories into your American history classroom? Do you wonder how to engage and educate the next generation of Hoosier leaders? Join the Indiana Historical Society and Indiana Humanities for a FREE one-day teacher workshop in preparation for the 2016 State Bicentennial. Get resources …

November 20, 2014
Why Should Non-Scientists Care About Science?

What role can non-science disciplines play in fostering scientific literacy for all students? How is scientific literacy related to critical thinking? Examine these questions and potential pedagogical approaches to the crucial problem of misconceptions about science. RSVP: with Victoria Rogers talk in the subject line.

November 14, 2014
Telecollaborative Foreign Language Education-Professor Julie Belz

How do people learn second (and third and fourth) languages, and what is learned in the process? Examine the impact of Internet-mediated, class-to-class learning partnerships on the acquisition of linguistic, pragmatic, and intercultural competence, i.e. the ability to see the self through the eyes of the other. RSVP: with Julie Belz talk in …

November 4, 2014
Teaching the Past: Dissenting Histories in the Classroom

A conference for K-16 teachers will explore techniques for teaching students about interpreting history through critical thinking. Register at the link below:

October 11, 2014
City of Indianapolis VEX Robotics Championship

The 2nd Annual City of Indianapolis VEX Robotics Championship is returning to Banker’s Life Fieldhouse this November 16th and 17th. The inaugural event was a great success with 38 Marion County high school teams participating. This year, the Mayor is excited to increase participation by adding 10 additional high school …

November 16, 2013