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History Day: District Event
Saturday, March 15, 2008 8:30 AM


  For Students:


-                     Motivation to learn history through the excitement of investigation and analysis

-                     Provides the opportunity to use and analyze historical documents and other primary source materials

-                     Provides a framework for hands-on, student-centered learning that guides classroom teaching

-                     Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills to enable students to manage and use information

-                     Encourages learning beyond the classroom into the community to investigate history

-                     Learn to creatively express history through presentations of historical topics in various formats

-                     Helps develop knowledge and skills involved in the work of an historian

-                     Develops research and reading skills and refines presentation skills in writing, visual projects and performances

-                     Rewards students of all abilities for their scholarship, individual initiative, and promotes cooperative learning


Volunteers are welcome to come and observe the students projects as well as possibly contribute to the judging process.  This is an exciting event for the students and staff alike.