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Calendar: Picturing a Nation: Teaching with American Art and Material Culture

Published March 24, 2011

October 4-5, 2002

National Council for History Education

Discovering History Conference

Saratoga Springs, NY

ASHP/CML will present with the Brooklyn Museum of Art a report on a collaborative curriculum development and teacher training program funded by the National Endowment for the Arts. Using the museum’s American paintings and decorative arts collection and ASHP/CML materials, the project focused on the development of interdisciplinary classroom lessons for use in secondary school humanities classrooms. Participants will gain insight into innovative teaching strategies that integrate a critical approach to primary source analysis. The resource guide will be sold at the conference. For more information about the conference see:

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