Teachers of grades 2-12 have the opportunity to learn from historians, curators, and museum educators as they gain tools for teaching history in the classroom and beyond. This year's institute focuses on the events that took place in Harpers Ferry between Virginia's secession in April 1861 and the arrival of Union Colonel Dixon Miles in March 1862. Participants will learn how to use podcasting and other technology, historic documents, artifacts and images to inspire students and make history come alive!
June 26-July 1, 2011, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (with eveing sessions on June 26 and 29) at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.
Applications must be postmarked April 1, 2011. Chosen participants will be notified by the first week of May.
There is no charge, but participants are responsible for their own lodging, meals and travel.
Amber Kraft, Education Specialist at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
Amber_Kraft@nps.gov Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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