Thursday, February 23, 2012

Spring Travels

Montana Historical Society staff members are participating in several conferences this spring. If you are attending any of these, we hope you will stop by our booth and say hello, or consider coming to one of our sessions.

February 27-28, 2012, Billings
At the  6th Annual Indian Education for All Best Practices Conference, Crowne Plaza Hotel, we’ll have a booth and will be presenting “Primary Source Documents and Thought Provoking Practice,” Feb. 28, 2:30-3:45

March 9-10, 2012, Helena 
At Montana State Homeschool Convention, Carroll College, we’ll be presenting three sessions:

“Free Resources for Teaching Montana History,” Friday – March 9, 2012, 11:15 am-12:15 pm
“Teaching History and Critical Thinking Using Primary Sources,” March 9, 2012, 1:30-2:30 pm
“National History Day Comes to Montana,” March 9, 2012, 2:45 pm- 3:45 pm

March 22-24, 2012, Bozeman
At the Annual Museums Association of Montana Conference, Museum of the Rockies-Montana State University

“Busting Community Myths," March 23, 10:30-11:45
“Working with High School Students: Promises and Pitfalls” March 23, 1:45-3:00
“Museum/School Collaborative Opportunities for Community Partnership," March 23, 3:15-4:30

More information here.

April 12-15, 2012, Bozeman
At the Montana Indian Education Association 2012 Conference, Grantree Inn, we’ll have a booth, so please stop by.

More information here.

April 21, 2012, Helena
We’re hosting the National History Day competition at the College of Technology. We need judges—so consider volunteering your time. If this interests you, contact volunteer coordinator Katie White: kwhite@mt.gov.

June 2012
We are sponsoring or cosponsoring three educational workshops, one in Fort Benton, one in Thompson Falls, and one in Helena. OPI Renewal units available. More information will soon be available on our web site.

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