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Masks required in Abakanowicz Research Center; optional for rest of Museum MORE

Virtual Teacher Book Club

Saturdays, January 21 & February 25, 9:00 a.m.‒12:00 p.m. with online engagement in between sessions Join our book club designed just for educators! This year, we’re reading Chicago’s Great Fire: The Destruction and Resurrection of an Iconic American City by Carl Smith. Though the book was not written expressly for teen readers, Smith’s writing style makes it More

Virtual Educator Workshop | Teaching about the Asian American Experience: A Primer

The Chicago History Museum is pleased to partner with Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago to host this foundational session that will help you meet the requirements of the Teaching Equitable Asian American Community History (TEAACH) Act. To prepare educators to include Asian American history, stories, and voices into their curriculum, this professional development workshop More

Virtual Educator Workshop | Teaching about the Asian American Experience: A Primer

The Chicago History Museum is pleased to partner with Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago to host this foundational session that will help you meet the requirements of the Teaching Equitable Asian American Community History (TEAACH) Act. To prepare educators to include Asian American history, stories, and voices into their curriculum, this professional development workshop More

Educator Seminar | Using the Library of Congress for Student Inquiry

This one-day Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) seminar introduces teachers to the new publication Finding, Analyzing, and Constructing History: A Research Guide for Students and how to use the Library of Congress collections for student inquiry projects. Participants will access and analyze primary sources in different formats using the Library’s “Observe, Question, Reflect” model. The seminar concludes with More

Educator Seminar | Welcome Back to CHM!

Kick off the new school year with CHM! Discover new on-site and virtual field trip opportunities, check out our exhibitions and gallery activities, and explore our website full of curricular resources based on CHM’s collections. Consider how a field trip to CHM can engage your students and enhance your curriculum. Explore facilitated museum experiences offered More

Nurturing 21st Century Historians: Student Voice and Historical Narrative

Join us at the Chicago History Museum for this unique professional learning opportunity, which brings together the resources and staff of the Chicago History Museum and the New-York Historical Society. Discover digital and physical assets that center stories of marginalized communities, which you can incorporate into your inclusive curriculum. Try your hand at easily implemented More

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