Teachers College, Columbia University
Christine Baron is the Principal Investigator for the Assessing Teacher Learning at Historic Sites project. Currently, an Assistant Professor Social Studies and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, Dr. Baron is a former high school history teacher and museum educator. Prior to her academic post, she directed the development of educational and interpretation programs at the Old North Church, Boston. Dr. Baron’s research focuses on using museums and historic sites as laboratories for history teacher education. Her related interests include examining historical thinking related to non-traditional texts and teaching and learning in informal settings. She has been recognized by the National Council on Public History American Association of State and Local History, and the National Council on the Social Studies her research related to using historic sites to foster historical thinking.
Wednesday, May 22
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM