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News and Announcements | November 11, 2019

When History Comes to Life: Experiential Pedagogy in the World Language and Social Sciences Classrooms

On Friday, November 15th, ACERT is helping to organize a pedagogy conference entitled “When History Comes to Life: Experiential Pedagogy in the World Language and Social Sciences Classrooms.” The conference will take place from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm at the 68th Street campus (Faculty Dining Room, 8th floor Hunter West) and will showcase strategies to introduce and weave historical topics into the world language and social sciences curriculum in grades 7-16 and beyond. It will include presentations by secondary educators and college instructors, keynote speeches by Clare Carroll (RSA) and Dennis Looney (MLA), and a live demonstration by historians Elizabeth and Thomas Cohen from York University, Toronto.
The conference is free for CUNY faculty and full-time CUNY students, but space is limited.
For more information and RSVP, please visit the event website https://history.commons.gc.cuny.edu/ or contact Julie Van Peteghem, Romance Languages, jv41@hunter.cuny.edu.

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