|Event Date:||01/11/2013 - 01/18/2013||Event Fee:||No Fee0|
Join Facing History and Ourselves and educators from around the world for a free online workshop on using memoir to examine themes of identity, membership, and issues of obedience and conformity in history and today. In her memoir Red Scarf Girl, author Ji-li Jiang describes growing up during the Cultural Revolution in China. Together we will use this memoir, and Facing History’s free study guide Teaching Red Scarf Girl
, to understand the history of the Chinese Cultural Revolution and explore primary source documents and literary strategies to bring this story alive in your classroom today.Author Ji-li Jiang will join us for a live webinar during this workshop.
Register today to ensure access to:
- Historical background materials
- Models for integrating technology into your classroom
- Primary source documents
- Resources and teaching strategies that can be used to meet the Common Core State Standards
This is a self-paced workshop intended for history and language arts educators in both middle and high school settings.
Before starting the workshop:
- Please download Facing History’s free study guide Teaching Red Scarf Girl.
- It is recommended but not required that participants also familiarize themselves with the memoir Red Scarf Girl.
By registering for this workshop, you are committing to logging on to the site and participating in the online discussion at least three times over the eight-day workshop. We expect a minimum online time commitment of four to six hours.
Facing History offers a full calendar of online learning programs for middle and high school educators around the world who understand that their students' academic and emotional growth depends to a large degree on their own commitment to growing and learning. Explore your options.