Ohio Social
Studies Signal

Ohio Social
Studies Signal

State organizations offering opportunities and resources

12/2/2019

Holocaust & Humanity Center provides professional development opportunities for Ohio educators

Finding Home: Refugees, Resilience & Rebuilding is a workshop that will explore the hardships of emigration/immigration in Western Europe beginning in 1933 and later in Eastern Europe after the beginning of World War II. Participants will use hands-on activities and lessons that can be easily integrated into the classroom. The workshop also will examine refugees in the aftermath of the war and connections to today’s world. It will take place Dec. 7, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Nancy and David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center in Cincinnati. Certificates for eight contact hours will be provided. The $10 fee includes parking and lunch.

Ohio Center for Law-Related Education provide programs for teachers and students

  • Observe the We the People State Competition -- We the People teaches students about the history, philosophies, changes, and application of the U.S. Constitution and other founding documents. The Ohio Center for Law-Related Education invites interested teachers to observe students in action and talk with experienced teachers about classroom implementation. The competition takes place Friday, Jan. 24, at the Ohio Statehouse. Contact Kelly Masterson at kmasterson@oclre.org or (614) 485-3515 for more information. 
  • Ohio Government In Action  -- Experience state government ‘live’ and behind-the-scenes! Join the Ohio Center for Law-Related Education for Ohio Government in Action, Feb. 11-12. Teachers will observe oral arguments before the Supreme Court of Ohio and meet with leaders from each of Ohio’s three branches. Teachers will take home ready-to-use lessons and connect with government teachers from around the state. For more information contact Ryan Suskey at rsuskey@oclre.org or visit the website.