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Don’t forget: We have travel scholarships available to teachers wishing to attend the 44th Annual Montana History Conference (held this year in Helena) September 21-23. Scholarship applications are due by 11:59 p.m. September 5, 2017. Awards will be announced the following week.
Montana History Conference Scholarships
You can find the conference program and the scholarship application information here. If you can't attend the entire conference, consider just joining us for the Thursday educator workshop ($25, lunch included, 6 OPI Renewal Units.)
Upcoming Workshops in Hardin and LivingstonWe’ll be reprising "Crossing Disciplines: Social Studies, Art, and the Common Core" in Hardin (on September 29) and Livingston (September 30). This workshop, which we’ve offered in Billings, Miles City, Sidney, Glasgow, Chinook, Cut Bank, and Lewistown, has gotten rave reviews—so we decided to send it out on the road one last time. Find details and registration links here.
firstname.lastname@example.org if you find any broken links or other problems in the PDFs. We can usually fix things quickly—but only if we know about them. I spent the summer house-cleaning and was shocked at how many broken links I found in the answer keys for Montana: Stories of the Land’s end-of-chapter questions. Either no one uses that material or users didn’t know to report problems. So, I’m begging you. See something? Say something.
If you haven't checked out the lesson plans on these sites, I hope you will do that now. And don't forget about our online professional development opportunities--for which you can earn OPI Renewal units.
For teachers using our textbook Montana: Stories of the LandThe password to access the tests and answer keys has changed. Get the new password by filling out the request form.
Did you know? Montana: Stories of the Land is available as an audiobook for students with learning disabilities through Learning Ally.
Last year we surveyed teachers using the book. Here’s a post about what we found, including helpful hints for teachers using the resource for the first time.