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.

Sunday, Aug. 25, Friday, Sept. 13, and Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019

Spend the day visiting local sites of significance to Dakota people and learning about them from Dakota perspectives.

Teaching Bdote: Tools for Teaching American Indian Content

Teaching Bdote: Tools for Teaching American Indian Content

Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019

Join other educators who want to share their learning with students in an interactive workshop. We will address the fears and anxieties that non-indigenous educators may have around teaching Dakota content.

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Increase Engagement Through Absent Narratives

Increase Engagement Through Absent Narratives

Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 - Duluth

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.

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