Documents of Freedom: A Tradition of Rights
October 1, 2015
The Bill of Rights Institute is hosting a free one-day workshop entitled Documents of Freedom: A Tradition of Rights.
At this free one-day seminar, you will discover resources to help engage your students with the Constitution, the Federalist Papers, the Anti-Federalist Papers and Madison’s Notes of Debates in the Federal Convention.
We will provide you with easy-to-implement resources to bring these concepts alive, as well as provide new methods to teach these topics to your students as we explore our new and totally digital resource, Documents of Freedom.
This workshop is for U.S. History, Government, Economics, Civics and Social Studies teachers and will help meet numerous state standards.
Registration for this workshop is now closed. Please email Laura Vlk to be placed on the waiting list.
Program Location: Houston Baptist University | 7502 Fondren Rd, Houston, TX 77074. Click here for directions.
The workshop will be held in the Hinton Center (#2 on the Campus Map below) in Rom 135 which is also called Dillon II. Participants are encouraged to park in parking lot #2 in the visitors spaces.
The workshop begins at 7:30 A.M. with registration and breakfast, and concludes at 2:30 P.M.
- Use student-friendly activities to analyze primary sources including the Federalist Papers, the Anti-Federalist Papers, and Madison’s Notes of Debates in the Federal Convention
- Participate in engaging lessons that will help your students analyze these Founding documents.
- Analyze real-world scenarios and Supreme Court cases that illustrate the enduring significance of the Bill of Rights and its limits on government.
- Be awarded a Professional Development certificate for 6 seat hours.
Questions? Please contact Laura Vlk at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 703.894.1776 x 20.
This workshop is made possible through the generous support of the Herzstein Foundation.