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.
Join The Rhode Island Historical Society, The Tomaquag Museum, and The Secretary of State's Office for a closer look at Rhode Island history topics and resources! Participants will get to hear from staff and experts from all three organizations on ways to guide students through research, encourage critical thinking, and effectively support their project-based learning. The presenters will share tips and tricks, resources available online and onsite, and interesting topics for students and teachers to explore. Space is limited, $25 stipend will be provided to participants. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Date & Time
Mon, Oct 23, 2023 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM