Professional Development

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36th Social Studies Teachers Workshop

Workshop Session Recordings

Two Mississippi Museums Field Trips Presentation
Two Mississippi Museums, 2021

How to Effectively Teach Slavery in the Classroom
Teacher Panel, 2021

Mississippians in the Civil War
Civil War and Reconstruction Governors of Mississippi, 2021

35th Social Studies Teachers Workshop

Workshop Session Recordings

Explanation Game Presentation
Teaching Primary Sources Mississippi, 2020

Explanation Game Resources Sheet
Teaching Primary Sources Mississippi, 2020

MDAH Digital Education Resources
Mississippi Department of Archives and History, 2020

Oral Histories, Memories, and the Teaching of World War II
National World War II Museum 2020

Past Presentations

Mississippi Department of Archives and History, 2020
International Museum of Muslim Cultures, 2019
Institute of Southern Jewish Life, 2019
Institute of Southern Jewish Life, 2019
Daphne Chamberlain, 2018
Christopher Hamner, 2018
Andrew Wiest, 2018
Chad Daniels, 2015
Jason Morgan Ward, 2015
Jennifer Baughn, 2015

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