Wednesday, October 24, 2012
VISIONS OF LEADERSHIP: A One-Day Institute for K-12 Teachers on George Washington
In honor of their exhibition Discover the Real George Washington: New Views from Mount Vernon, the Missouri History Museum in Forest Park is hosting a free workshop for teachers on Friday, November 2, 2012 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. K-12 teachers will have a chance to learn from scholar educators from Mount Vernon, including Nancy Hayward, has worked there for nearly 20 years; archaeologist Esther White; and Richard Josey, Jr., the Manager of Programs for the Historic Sites and Museums Division at the Minnesota Historical Society. The workshop is designed to give teachers the latest information, resources, and tools to teach their students about our nation’s first president. The workshop is free, but reservations are required.
The leadership of George Washington | George Washington: Visionary Farmer & Entrepreneur | Stories from the Enslaved Community | Alignment with the Common Core | Use of Primary Source Documents | Arts Integration
All participating teachers will receive free entrance to the exhibit. Upon request, attendance certificates will be granted to teachers present for the full day. Call 314-361-9017 to register.
Tags: Common Core, farmer, George Washington, Minnesota Historical Society, Missouri History Museum, Mount Vernon, primary source documents