Offsite Professional Development

Our off-site teacher workshops are free, and they are ideal for a school or district’s professional development days! Please email Education Coordinator, Andrea Miskewicz at amiskewi@kennesaw.edu to register your group for a workshop or with any questions about off-site professional development.


2019-2020 Off-Site Professional Development Offerings:

History in Action: Teaching Controversial Topics Using Primary Sources

The Museum of History and Holocaust Education offers History in Action: Teaching Controversial Topics Using Primary Sources, a 60-90 minute workshop for teachers to learn best practices on how to handle teaching controversial topics that can be found in social studies curriculum. A museum educator will visit your school to review primary and secondary sources, provide tips about teaching controversial content, and model an activity using primary sources during this workshop.

Propaganda or Fake News

The Museum of History and Holocaust Education offers this 60-90 minute workshop session for teachers confronted with the challenge of using propaganda as both a tool to illustrate historic events and as a primary source to analyze government persuasion. The facilitator will discuss the intersection between propaganda and "fake news" through visual literacy and critical thinking exercises and allow collaborative time for participants.

STEM Strategies for History Education

The Museum of History and Holocaust Education offers a 60-90 minute workshop session that will showcase how the complexities of conflict and war necessitate innovation. A museum educator will visit your school to provide real-life examples, tips, and a hands-on activity to help educators master strategies for utilizing STEM in the social studies classroom.

Using Eyewitness Testimony in Your Classroom

The Museum of History and Holocaust Education offers Using Eyewitness Testimony in Your Classroom, a 60-90 minute workshop for teachers to learn how to use different oral histories in their history classes. A museum educator will visit your school to discuss social history, show teachers how to help their students analyze and conduct research using eyewitness testimony, and model an activity using the museum’s Legacy Series oral history program.

For additional questions, please contact us at mhheeducation@kennesaw.edu.

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