Teacher Seminar: Slavery in Maine

For the first time the HHRC will present a program focusing on the facts, the effects, and legacy of slavery in Maine. Many people think that slavery is the “peculiar southern tradition” of the pre-Emancipation Proclamation days, but they are wrong. Slavery existed in Maine since the time of the first white settlers, and the profits from slavery helped to build several coastal communities.

(FULL) Teaching Tolerance (Day 2): Teaching Tolerance Curriculum (ELA/Social Studies/History Teachers Only)

*Due to high demand and limited space, we have reached max capacity for this workshop. Please fill out this form to be put on the waitlist and to hear about future offerings. Thank you!* Free Workshop Open to Current or pre-service K-12 ELA/English and Social Studies/History teachers only Includes 6.5 contact hours for recertification (RSVP below and fill out this FORM). August 1st, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Teaching Tolerance Curriculum is a collection of K-12 literacy-based, anti-bias, social justice resources that are aligned to the Common Core English Language Arts and Literacy standards and to the groundbreaking Teaching Tolerance Social Justice Standards. The curriculum’s web-based modular design allows for maximum customization and differentiation. Learn to use the comprehensive, literacy-based, anti-bias curriculum tools to engage students with meaningful texts through literacy learning and real-world application. Practice with the flexible web-based, interactive learning plan builder to assemble use-tomorrow lesson […] Read More

(FULL) Teaching Tolerance (Day 1): Social Justice Teaching 101 (For all K-12 Teachers)

For the first time, the HHRC is proud to present workshops led by facilitators from Teaching Tolerance, the educational arm of the Southern Poverty Law Center. Participants will explore practical strategies for accomplishing academic and social-emotional goals side by side. They will discuss learning conditions that honor all identities and reflect diversity, equity and justice.