FREE MILL CITY MUSEUM FIELD TRIPS AVAILABLE
Through the gracious support of the McKnight Foundation, Mill City Museum offers free admission and subsidized busing for students attending public schools in the Twin Cities metro area that have at least 50% of students enrolled in the Federal Free and Reduced Lunch program. Schools must visit the museum in January, February, or March to receive the scholarship. Scholarship availability is limited, so please register early by calling 612-341-7556 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Book online or check out our lesson options at www.millcitymuseum.org.
History Day teachers! Navigating the web site just got easier. The new design of the National History Day in Minnesota site allows you to find what you need easily--whether you're a student, teacher, or judge. Speaking of which. . .
Judges are needed! Sign up online, and please recruit your colleagues. We'll train you, give you a hip History Day t-shirt, and feed you well.
HOME SCHOOL DayS at the HIstory Center
If you were leaving your home to make a new home someplace else, what would you bring with you? At the 2007 Spring History Center Home School Days, homeschool families will discover the concept of leaving a homeland to start a new life in a different country. Families will explore the stories and artifacts of immigrants who chose Minnesota as their new home.
Date: Tues., April 3 and Wed., April 4
Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (registration begins at 9:30)
Fee: $6 per person for nonmembers, $5 per person for MHS members
Reservations are required. Contact 651-297-7258 or email@example.com.
Home School Days includes a 50-minute lesson, a museum activity, a take-home project, pre- and post-visit materials, and a visit with history player Harriet Bishop.
MN COUNCIL FOR THE SOCIAL STUDIES CONFEREnCE
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If you haven't put March 8-9 on your calendar yet, now's the time! Come join fellow social studies educators to learn new teaching strategies. In addition to enjoying a new location for the 2007 Great Lakes Regional Conference, all attendees will experience a special evening gala at the Minnesota History Center Museum.
As always, you'll hear from nationally known speakers, network with fellow educators, and attend high-quality sessions with direct classroom application.