TIAH Colloquia



Technology's Impact in American History: 
The Army and the Technology of Warfare 


Teachers are invited to attend a 3-day colloquium exploring the impact of the U.S. military in shaping the technology of warfare and innovation in American history. Examine primary sources from the Library of Congress and the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center to learn more about how the military adapted civilian designs and vice-versa to develop new technologies throughout history.  Create a lesson for your students with the guidance of the NCHE team. Teachers will receive a $500 stipend and a one-year membership in the National Council for History Education.  Continental breakfast and lunch provided.

June 26-28, 2019
U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center
Carlisle, Pa.





Technological Innovation and Patents 

Teachers are invited to apply to attend a 3-day colloquium at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)  in Alexandria, Virginia.  Explore the role of patents in shaping technology and innovation in American history. Examine primary sources from the Library of Congress and the USPTO to learn about the history of American ingenuity through the lens of U.S. Patents granted.  Create a lesson for your students to learn more about the power of the patent bestowed by the Constitution to fuel new discoveries. Teachers selected will receive a $500 stipend and a one-year membership in the National Council for History Education.  Continental breakfast and lunch provided.  

March 28-30, 2019
United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
Alexandria, VA


 

PAST Colloquia:

Technology's Impact in American History:
NASA and Flight Technology


Explore how the U.S. government aided the development of flight technology and promoted innovation as a result of policy and patronage throughout history.

January 18-20, 2019
Kennedy Space Center
Cape Kennedy, FL





2017 TIAH Teacher Cohort in the Rocket Garden at Kennedy Space Center

 

 


About NCHE

The National Council for History Education promotes historical literacy by creating opportunities for teachers and students to benefit from more history, better taught.