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This summer Plymouth State University hosts an intensive summer institute for teachers in which they practice humanities skills: reading, listening, analysis, and discussion. They’ll develop integrated critical inquiry units around humanities content to help their students become more active, involved, and engaged. Content includes civil and civic discourse, inclusive history, and issues of race and culture, especially as they pertain to education. With support from New Hampshire Humanities, five afternoon programs offered as part of the Institute are open to the public, including teachers who are not enrolled in the full Institute. All programs will be held from 1:30-4:00 pm on the PSU campus and are free and open to the public. For detailed event information about the following programs, click HERE.
JUNE 26: Disability, Inclusion, and Student Voice in Our Classrooms, was presented by Benjamin Ludwig
JULY 1: Writing & Civic Engagement, presented by Janna Malmud Smith
JULY 9: Civil and Civic Discourse in Argument Writing, presented by Arlene Taranow
JULY 16: The Hidden Histories of New Hampshire, presented by Jerrianne Boggis
JULY 23: Hard Topics, Real Life, and YA Lit: Bullying & Terrorism, and Censorship in Robert Cormier’s Archives, presented by Annamary Consalvo
This project was made possible with support from New Hampshire Humanities, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Humanities.
New Hampshire Humanities programs are made possible in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this these programs do not necessarily represent those of the NEH or New Hampshire Humanities.