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
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.
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.