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Friday, September 29 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
Bridging Traditions from the Alaskan Arctic to the Mississippi Delta

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Mississippi Delta...and Beyond, with slides, music, video, food & frolic!  (Emphasis on 7th-12th, however, lessons and materials may be adapted for younger students).
Kelly and Heidi will take you there...to the MS Delta, Berlin Germany, and New Orleans, through highlights of three outstanding opportunities for teachers: 
        • NEH Landmarks Workshop: MS Delta, Most Southern Place (Cleveland, MS),
        • Goethe Institute's TOP (Germany ), and the
        • Southern Institute for Education and History: Teaching the Past One Person at a Time: Holocaust and Civil Rights Stories (New Orleans, LA).
Multiple resource links provided to make multi-sensory connections with history, and to share them with your students in Alaska; TOP materials given to the first 20 workshop registrants, these materials are excellent and are geared for high school and middle school; refreshments.

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Heidi Imhof

7/8 English and Social Studies, Barnette Magnet School, FNBSD
Interests: Travel/Study opportunities that offer the best possible primary source materials to use in my classes; National History Day, Debate. Education Background: Barnette Magnet School, English and Social Studies teacher now; because of a later in life 2nd M.A. in English Language... Read More →

Kelly Scanlon

Teacher, Barnette Magnet School
Heidi Imhof and Kelly Scanlon are teachers at Barnette Magnet School in Fairbanks, AK. We teach 7th and 8th grade core subjects, but reach all grades in our social studies work. At this conference we plan to share stipend-based summer educational opportunities for teachers.

Friday September 29, 2017 10:45am - 12:00pm AKDT
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