Teaching the Teachers

Summer Institute 2011

Source: Victor Calzada,  El Paso Times, Saturday, June 18, 2011, 6B

Irvin High School U.S. History teacher Tara Bell-Lopez, right, reviews historical literature during Friday’s “The Making of Modern America, 1877 to Present” presentation at UTEP. The session, sponsored by the Center for History Teaching and Learning at UTEP and Humanities Texas, introduced 46 area teachers to new ways of teaching U.S. History from Reconstruction era to today. The  event began June 15th and concluded Friday.

[Note: seated at the table are (l-r) Mark Levitt of Coronado High School, Laura Strelzin of Franklin High School, Dr. Michael Les Benedict of The Ohio State University, Isabel Mora of Valle Verde Early College High School, and Tara Bell-Lopez of Irvin High School. Complete information about the institute is online.]

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