Historical Argumentation in the Classroom.

  • April 3, 2024 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • John Brown House Museum

    52 Power Street
    Providence, Rhode Island 02906
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Join educators from RIHS to discuss historical argumentation in your classroom, including how to work with students on thesis development and research implementation. Participants will learn strategies for shaping a historical argument with students, using primary sources and objects from the RIHS collection, have an opportunity to explore the museum, and leave with ready-to-go classroom resources. 

Refreshments and a $75 stipend will be provided to participants. This program is made possible by the A More Perfect Union initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Date & Time

Wed, Apr 3, 2024 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Venue Details

John Brown House Museum

52 Power Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02906 John Brown House Museum
Rhode Island Historical Society

The Rhode Island Historical Society, the state's oldest and only statewide historical organization, is dedicated to honoring, interpreting and sharing Rhode Island's past to enrich the present and inspire the future. Founded in 1822, the RIHS is an advocate for history as a means to develop empathy and 21st  -century skills, using its historical materials and knowledge to explore topics of timeless relevance and public interest. As a Smithsonian Affiliate, it is dedicated to providing high-quality, accessible public programming and educational opportunities for all Rhode Islanders through its four sites: the John Brown House Museum, the Museum of Work & Culture, the Mary Elizabeth Robinson Research Center and the Aldrich House.

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