ENGAGE STUDENTS WITH NATIONAL HISTORY THROUGH THE HISTORY OF THEIR OWN CITY!
Work with the Gotham Center for New York City History, an approved vendor for the New York City Department of Education.*
The Gotham Center for New York City History is dedicated to supporting student achievement by providing quality professional development for teachers. The Gotham Center ’s K-12 Education Department develops and disseminates programs, curriculum, and resources for the teaching and learning of New York City history through partnerships, courses, institutes, and conferences with educational institutions and cultural organizations. All Gotham Center Education programs are designed to align with New York City Performance Standards and New York State Learning Standards.
Teaching National History through New York City History
Along with partner institutions such as City Lore, the Historic House Trust of New York City, Henry Street Settlement, the Brooklyn Historical Society, and the New-York Historical Society,the Gotham Center has developed high quality professional development experiences which instruct teachers in the basic concepts, content, and chronologies of American history through the lens of New York City . These programs are collectively known as New York City and the Nation. As an approved vendor of the New York City Department of Education, the Gotham Center is available to bring these experiences to your school, district or region.
New York City and the Nation program format options:
Courses combining seminars with historians and hands-on method workshops with staff developers and a cultural partner, ranging from five to fifteen sessions.
Institutes featuring daily scholar talks, hands-on method workshops with two cultural partners, and classroom application and lesson planning workshops with staff developers, ranging from three to ten days.
Gotham Fellows programs are comprised of a yearlong series of events including scholar talks, hands-on method workshops, and classroom application workshops, and mentoring with historians, staff developers, and three cultural partners. Participants work collaboratively to develop units of study. Each program totals 250 hours.
Classroom coaching, mentoring, and workshops on school sites with one or more historians, staff developers, and cultural partners, ranging from one session to ten sessions.
For more information about or to purchase Gotham Center programs and services for K-12 educators please contact: Julie Maurer
Phone #: 212-817-8471 Fax#: 212-817-1542 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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A School/Community Consortium
to Teach American History
Framing American History
Gotham Fellows 2005-2006