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Hispanic American History

Summer 2021


Explore the Hispanic narrative in historical events from a local and national perspective, including immigration policies, labour rights, and the role of education in perpetuating segregation and  micro aggressions since the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.

TEACHERS: THE PRESIDENTIAL ACADEMY

Teachers (preferably middle and high school social studies) will examine an alternative American history using cultural interaction in addition to traditional institutional analysis through onsite and online instruction, interactive group work, guest speakers, and place-based experiential learning (PBE). At the end of the program, you will present a newly designed lesson plan or curriculum module that presents an alternative interpretation of the role of underreprisented Americans in US history.

  • Earn 6 graduate credits, for FREE
  • Enrich your curriculum with authentic alternative Hispanic American history
  • Enhance your culturally relevant teaching practices
  • Participate in PBE learning in Chicago, IL and El Paso, TX, for FREE
  • Eligible to earn a $1,000 stipend while participating in PBE learning trips with high school students as a Teacher Leader

PROGRAM INFO

 

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS: THE CONGRESSIONAL ACADEMY

Students will examine an alternative Hispanic American history using cultural interaction in addition to traditional institutional analysis through traditional onsite instruction, interactive group work, guest speakers, and place-based experiential learning (PBE).

  • Earn 3 college history credits at no cost to student
  • Exposure to Hispanic American historical paths, and to see oneself in the history
  • Participate in PBE learning in Chicago, IL and El Paso, TX, for FREE
  • Engage with state and national experts in the field of study

PROGRAM INFO

AGENDA

Onsite Interactive Instruction for Teachers

July 12-22 | Monday-Friday | 9am-4pm
UW-Parkside

Onsite Interactive Instruction for Students

July 19-22 | Monday-Friday | 9am-4pm
UW-Parkside

Chicago Walking Tour

July 23 | All Day
Chicago

National Park Trip
 

Chamizal National Memorial      El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro Trail      San Elizario El Paso Mission Trail      Magoffin Home      White Sands National Monument

July 26-29 | Lodging in El Paso, TX

Content Module Presentations by Teachers

Aug 2-3 | 9am-4pm
UW-Parkside

Onsite Interactive Instruction for Students

Aug 2-6 | Monday-Friday | 9am-4pm
UW-Parkside

PROGRAM CONTACT

Denise Olstinske | (262) 595-2162 |hancock@uwp.edu

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