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OSU-Tulsa offers workshop on teaching strategies for the Tulsa Race Massacre

Oklahoma State University-Tulsa is offering a three-day interactive workshop in June to provide Tulsa-area teachers with curriculum ideas and strategies for teaching students about the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre.

“Writing and Remembrance: Strategies for Teaching the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre” is set for 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 11-13 in the Bank of Oklahoma Room at OSU-Tulsa, 700 N. Greenwood Ave. The cost is $25.

Led by faculty from the OSU College of Education, Health and Aviation, the workshop provides 5th-12th grade teachers with the knowledge and tools to educate children about this tragic event in Oklahoma history.

Using literature, writing, field trips and guest speakers, participants will build curriculum and resources to take back to their classroom. All participants will receive books, digital resources and a professional development certificate for hours completed.

The workshop instructor is Dr. Shanedra Nowell, OSU assistant professor of teaching, learning and educational sciences. Guest speakers are:

  • Anna Myers, author of Tulsa Burning, Tuesday, June 11 from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Jennifer Latham, author of Dreamland Burning, Wednesday, June 12 from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Register online via the OSU College of Education, Health and Aviation Outreach website.

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Media Contact: Jamie Edford | 918-594-8024 | jamie.m.edford@okstate.edu