Colorado History PD Workshops

Posted by on April 12, 2015 in Professional Development, Workshop | Comments Off on Colorado History PD Workshops

coloradoHistory_logoWe ❤ Rocky Mountain National Park Rocky Mountain National Park turns 100 in 2015, April 25th, 8:30-3:30


History Colorado is celebrating the people and the places of one our most cherished spots in the We ❤ Rocky Mountain National Park exhibit, now open. The exhibit is part of a year-long, state-wide celebration of Rocky Mountain National Park’s centennial.  Join us for a great day of learning just for educators!

  • Explore and take home primary sources on our national parks for use in the classroom.
  • Search for resources in the special collections of Colorado Historic Newspapers, History Colorado, and the Library of Congress.
  • Use the National Register of Historic Landmarks to support literacy in the classroom.
  • Learn how to engage students in conversations about our state, the preservation of our historic landmarks, our parks and water.

Brought to you by History Colorado, the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources, the Denver Post Newspapers in Education Program, the National Park Service and National Park Trips.   – For more information and times, please go to:


Integrating the Social Studies Across Colorado History Teacher Workshop, 8:30-4:30 at the Museum of Western Colorado, Grand Junction, CO


Join us for professional development designed to enhance your skill in teaching the core concepts and tools from history, geography, economics and civics that are emphasized in Colorado’s 4th grade Social Studies Standards and Summative Social Studies Assessment. Four leading social studies organizations are collaborating to bring this day-long workshop to elementary teachers. An expert in each subject area will help you understand how each discipline views the world and, more specifically, Colorado. Presentations will blend content and pedagogy and will share resources you can take back to your classroom. This workshop is meant to help you prepare for the 4th grade Colorado Summative Social Studies Assessment. – For more information and registration, please go to:

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