Join Mount Vernon for a FREE virtual program to celebrate Washington's birthday right in your classroom! 

The program will run on Thursday, Feb. 22, at 1 p.m. ET and Friday, Feb. 23, at 11 a.m. ET. Teachers may register for one or both sessions.

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Add to Calendar 02/22/2024 13:00:00 02/22/2024 14:00:00 America/New_York George Washington's Birthday in Your Classroom: A Virtual K-12 Program

Join Mount Vernon for a FREE virtual program to celebrate Washington's birthday right in your classroom! 

The program will run on Thursday, Feb. 22, at 1 p.m. ET and Friday, Feb. 23, at 11 a.m. ET. Teachers may register for one or both sessions.

Register for Feb. 22

Register for Feb. 23

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Free for K-12 Classrooms

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Celebrate Washington's Birthday in your classroom!

Join our Education team for a live celebration of one of our country's greatest leaders! In this interactive program, students will learn more about George Washington's life, examine the connections between his birthday and President's Day, and reflect on how Washington's legacy still impacts our lives today. Bring your knowledge of George Washington to the party and have some fun learning even more!

Program Overview

  • This program is FREE
  • Registrations are unlimited
  • Please note: All grades are welcome for both sessions, but documents shared in the sessions are most appropriate for middle school ages
  • This program will be hosted through the video platform Webex. Links will be sent by email upon registration and approximately one week and one day before the event.
  • Teachers may sign up as a class and view the program together or provide the links to their students to log-in individually
  • All teachers and students will need internet access
  • Please feel free to register for one or two sessions!

Program Highlights

  • Live presentation with personalized discussion
  • Access to chat for engaging conversations and questions
  • Source analysis activities
  • Reflections on how we still see Washington's impact in our lives today

Program Outcomes

Students will:

  • Learn about George Washington and the 18th century.
  • Improve critical thinking skills by analyzing primary sources, asking questions, and drawing conclusions. 
  • Have a fun/engaging/memorable experience by visually connecting with Mount Vernon and their classmates.
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