Thursday, January 19, 2017

Free Half Day Workshop at Fort Missoula

Interested in place-based learning, student activism inspired by historical events, and/or practical approaches to teaching about Japanese Americans during World War II?

Join the Historical Museum at Fort Missoula and Hood River Middle School Teacher Sarah Segal for a free half day workshop, "From Roots to Results: Exploring Japanese American Incarceration and Student Activism.  Learn how Ms. Segal’s students embarked upon an exploration of local history which resulted in testifying in front of the Oregon State legislature and recording a video letter to President Obama in support of the important work done by former internee, Min Yasui.  Ms. Segal, a graduate of UM, will discuss ways in which local teachers can engage their students in issues of social activism and see results.

The workshop will be held at HMFM (3400 Captain Rawn Way, Missoula, on Saturday, February 11, from 9-12. It is free and OPI credit will be available.  To register, email kristjana@montana.com.

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