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Teacher professional development announcement

Teacher professional development announcement

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Hi all,

I'm forwarding on an announcement from long-time colleagues at the American Social History Project for a new online professional development program for integrating a focus on Common Core literacy skills into social studies and history instruction...

From: Leah Potter
Date: Monday, November 4, 2013 12:54 PM
Subject: Who Built America Badges

Dear Teacher,

We're writing to invite you to join a FREE Common Core online professional development program for social studies and U.S. history teachers called Who Built America Badges for History Education. Offered by American Social History Project (based at the City University of New York), the program combines access to high-quality teaching materials aligned to the Common Core with ongoing feedback from teacher educators. As a leader in history education, ASHP has over 20 years of experience providing professional development to teachers in New York City and creating award-winning websites including History Matters, HERB: Social History for Every Classroom, and Mission US.

Getting started is easy: go to and sign up for a free account.

James Diamond, Ph.D.
Research Associate
Education Development Center
Center for Children & Technology
96 Morton St., 7th Floor
New York, NY 10014


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Laura Thomas
Director, Antioch University New England Center for School Renewal, Author of Facilitating Authentic Learning, Director of the Antioch Critical Skills Program; Elementary Library Media Specialist

Thanks for sharing Jim! I'll send this out on my twitter feed ASAP.

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