MNCHE 2014 World History Summer Workshops

The Minnesota Council for History Education is offering a series of immersive one-day workshops for K-12 history educators interested in improving their instruction of World History. The workshops will be held at the St. Cloud State University Graduate Center in Maple Grove on July 23rd.  One workshop will assist Elementary teachers with the new 3rd grade Social Studies standards that focus on Ancient History. Another workshop will focus on the new High School World History standards.  Both workshops will connect participants with primary sources, inquiry based lessons, online World History resources and best-practice teaching strategies to help unpack the new World History standards. 6 CEUs will be provided to participants, as well as snacks and a meal. Interested participants are encouraged to register for the workshops using the following links:

Elementary Ancient History Workshop Registration 

High School World History Workshop Registration

For more information, contact Matt Moore at


MNCHE Technology Workshop

The Minnesota Council for History Education is offering an immersive one-day conference for teachers and future teachers interested in integrating technology in their classrooms and improving history instruction.  The institute, titled “Integrating Technology into the History Classroom,” will be held at Mill City Museum on January 20th. Sessions will be offered on a variety of topics: learning management systems, flipped classroom strategies, digital history resources, utilizing social media, establishing personal learning networks and iPhones/iPad resources. Dr. Aaron Doering will provide a keynote at the conference.  Registration is $50 and space is limited to the first 40 participants. Interested educators are encouraged to register for the conference at:

Conference Schedule and Session Descriptions

Conference Evaluation

For more information, contact Jessica Ellison at:

Ray Raphael Workshop

On September 12, Dr. Ray Raphael will be at the St. Cloud State Graduate Center in Maple Grove to present an evening workshop, from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., on myths of the U.S. Constitution and the American Revolution. Dr. Raphael is the author of numerous books on the American Revolution, the Founding Fathers and the role of the Presidency. That evening, Dr. Raphael will be specifically speaking about his newest book “Constitutional Myths:  What We Get Wrong and How to Get it Right,”  as well as his earlier work “Founding Myths:  Stories that Hide our Patriotic Past.”  (Please note: Interested educators can acquire these recent publications for 30% off using the coupon code “STC913” at Dr. Raphael will share many teaching ideas and strategies on these topics.  The workshop is free to all educators.  Space is limited, and registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Interested educators can register at our Eventbrite registration page.

For more information, contact Kyle Ward at:

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