Teacher Institutes

Upcoming Institutes and Workshops
 

This fall, Humanities Texas will hold in-person and online programs for classroom teachers covering topics in U.S. history, government, Texas history, and English language arts.


In the fall of 2023, Humanities Texas will hold a series of 75-minute webinars for social studies teachers on teaching the U.S. Constitution.

On September 13, 2023, Humanities Texas will hold a 90-minute webinar for English language arts teachers on the works of William Shakespeare and the rich tradition of repurposing his plays to reflect the histories and lived realities of the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands.

In the fall of 2023, Humanities Texas and the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) will hold two 90-minute webinars introducing history teachers to National History Day and guide teachers in engaging students in historical research using primary source documents.

On September 20 and 27, 2023, Humanities Texas will hold two 75-minute webinars for English language arts teachers on teaching the poems of Phillis Wheatley Peters.

On September 27 and 28, Humanities Texas will hold one-day workshops in San Antonio and Dallas on teaching the American Revolution.

On October 11, 2023, Humanities Texas will hold a 75-minute webinar considering the implications of Chat GPT and AI technologies for teaching research and writing at the secondary level.

On October 20, 2023, Humanities Texas will hold a one-day workshop in Houston for English language arts (ELA) teachers on strategies for teaching the work of Edgar Allan Poe.

On October 30, 2023, Humanities Texas will hold a webinar for social studies and English language arts (ELA) teachers on implementing oral history projects in the secondary-level classroom.

On November 1, 2023, Humanities Texas will hold a one-day workshop in Austin for social studies and English language arts (ELA) teachers on the history, literature, and culture of World War I.

On November 8, 2023, Humanities Texas will hold a one-day workshop in Fort Worth focusing on Mexican Texas during the crucial period of 1825 to 1835 that led to the Texas Revolution.

On November 8, 2023, Humanities Texas will hold a 75-minute webinar introducing a variety of social annotation tools for research and writing instruction at the secondary level.

On December 5, 2023, Humanities Texas will hold a webinar for English language arts (ELA) teachers on strategies for teaching William Shakespeare’s works and the rich tradition of repurposing his plays to reflect the histories and lived realities of the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands. This program will focus on Hamlet and several recent reappropriations.

Questions about Teacher Institutes

Call 512.440.1991 or email institutes@humanitiestexas.org.

Former Texas State Historian Jesús F. de la Teja leads a workshop on Spanish colonial history in the American Southwest at our June 2013 institute in Austin.