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.

Wednesday, May 8 and Tuesday, July 23, 2019

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.

Teaching Bdote: Tools for Educators Teaching American Indian Content

Teaching Bdote: Tools for Educators Teaching American Indian Content

Saturday, May 4, 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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Learning From Place: Bdote

Learning From Place: Bdote

Saturday, May 11, Sunday, June 9, Saturday, July 20, Sunday, August 25, and Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019

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

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