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.
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
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.
American Indian Drum and Dance
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
This interactive, engaging workshop will present powwow curriculum that integrates specific inter-tribal materials aligned with the Minnesota State Standards.
Saturday, April 28, 2018
Participants will explore different ways of knowing and multiple ways to arrive at truth while examining ways in which Western science has been privileged and other forms of science have been marginalized and excluded.
Teaching Bdote: Tools for Educators Teaching American Indian Content
Saturday, May 19, 2018
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.
Learning From Place: Bdote
Sunday, May 20, 2018
Spend the day visiting local sites of significance to Dakota people and learning about them from Dakota perspectives.