Resources, strategies and ideas to connect all students to the humanities

Professional Development for Educators

Resources, strategies and ideas to connect all students to the humanities

Through workshops, retreats, and immersive trips, participants experience our approach and core values firsthand. Rigorous humanities content is complemented by activities that develop into practical strategies.

This workshop introduces the core strategies and concepts of the Minnesota Humanities Center’s approach to community engagement through absent narratives — those voices or stories often left out or marginalized.

Leading Classroom Conversations: THE VIETNAM WAR

Leading Classroom Conversations: THE VIETNAM WAR

Join other secondary educators to receive training on how to lead classroom discussions around “THE VIETNAM WAR: A film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.”

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"Blues Vision" for Educators

"Blues Vision" for Educators prepares participants to have meaningful engagement with students through a deeper understanding of African American experiences and the black literary tradition in Minnesota.

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American Indian Storytelling

American Indian Storytelling

This interactive workshop that will highlight Ojibwe and Dakota cultures, explore the history of traditional American Indian storytelling, examine storytelling techniques, and discover the storyteller in all of us.

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Customizable Workshops

Customizable Workshops

The Minnesota Humanities Center partners with organizations to offer customizable professional development for educators.

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Help the Minnesota Humanities Center develop resources that increase classroom engagement through the amplification of Absent Narratives.