Go to specific dates in the current year below to find resources, materials, handouts, presentations and video clips. You can find resources from earlier training sessions under yearly theme titles.

Establishing America: 1789 - 1850
Project year 2010 - 2011

Contesting America: 1850 - 1877
Project year 2011 - 2012


Expanding America: 1828 - 1900
Project year 2012 - 2013

September 25, 2012
Dr. Bruce MacTavish, Washburn University
Marcia Fox, Kansas State Historical Society
Why do people move west?

October 26, 2012 (optional)
Dr. Jim Beeghley, Waynesburg University
How can we best integrate technology into social studies instruction?

November 5, 2012
Dr. Kerry Wynn, Washburn University
Mickey Ebert, National Archives
Who owns the land? Who decides?

January 14, 2013
Dr. Bruce MacTavish, Washburn University
Glenn Wiebe, ESSDACK
What does a western community look like?

April 10, 2013 (optional)
GLI 2012 Summer Session Scholars
What materials, resources and strategies can we share with each other?

April 17, 2013
Dr. Kerry Wynn, Washburn University
Joel Breakstone, Stanford University
Who's coming? Why are they coming?

Summer Session
June 11 - 14, 2013

Elliott West, University of Arkansas
Mark Fiege, Colorado State University
Thomas Andrews, University of Colorado
Nathan McAlister / 2010 GLI Teacher of the Year,
Royal Valley MS
What impact has the environment of the West had on the United States?