Teacher Day at SMH2019

SMH is honored to host regional teachers for a day of content and pedagogy training!

To register, please visit www.smhannualmeeting.org
Space is extremely limited.

In addition to access to excellent panels and roundtables on different themes in military history, including on methods of public and digital history, SMH is curating training sessions on historical pedagogy and best practices.

Pedagogy Sessions:
“Wielding Womanpower: Teaching Women in the U.S. Military”
Dr. Tanya Roth (Mary Institute and Saint Louis Country Day School)

“Key Issues and Resources for Teaching about the Holocaust”
Dr. Geoff Megargee (U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum)


Area Social Studies and History teachers will receive certificates for seven contact hours. SMH and OSU have partnered with Ohio History Connection and the Ohio Department of Education to ensure that spending the day at SMH2019 is both engaging and productive.

Some panel offerings include:

  • Engaging Students and the Public: Teaching Military History through Museum Exhibits, Podcasts, and Digital Humanities Projects
  • The American War for Independence Reconsidered: Leadership, Discipline, and Divided Families
  • The Economic Impact of WWI on Citizens and Soldiers
  • “In a Conquered Land”: American Soldiers and European Civilians in World War II
  • Ideology and Intelligence in the Shadow of the Third Reich
  • Soldiers and the Question of Inequality
  • Beyond Drums and Trumpets: Innovative Approaches to Teaching Military History
  • “Through a Glass, Darkly”: Film Portrayals of the Cauldron of War
  • Intellectuals, Literature, and War
  • New Perspectives on the American Citizen-Soldier
  • Living in the Cauldron of the World Wars
  • Global Looks at Insurgency, Guerrillas, and Civil Wars

Teacher Day will cost $75 per participant. With their registration, teachers also receive lunch, and, if interested, may add on the ability to attend that evening’s conference keynote speech and reception.

Interested teachers, please email smh@osu.edu with questions.