Connecticut teachers are invited to register for a FREE workshop in New Haven, Connecticut hosted by George Washington's Mount Vernon and the New Haven Museum. This opportunity has been made possible through the generous support of The Chisholm Foundation.

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Join the George Washington Teacher Institute and the New Haven Museum for a FREE one-day workshop in New Haven, Connecticut. In the spirit of this year's National History Day theme, Exploration, Encounter, Exchange: The Young George Washington will take a close look at George Washington's early life, the French and Indian War, and Native Americans in the 18th century. Sessions focused on historical content and primary sources activities will introduce teachers to new methods to engage students in the classroom.

Schedule

8:30am  Registration and Coffee
9:00am Welcome 
9:15am LECTURE: The French and Indian War
11:00am BREAKOUT SESSION 1:
TOUR: The New Haven Museum
CLASSROOM APPLICATION: Primary Source Workshop
12:00pm Lunch (provided) 
12:45pm  BREAKOUT SESSION 2:
TOUR: The New Haven Museum
CLASSROOM APPLICATION: Primary Source Workshop
1:50pm  National History Day in the Classroom
2:30pm  Program Conclusion
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