Join Education staff and K-12 teachers from across Virginia to explore the many connections between STEAM and the history of George Washington’s Mount Vernon through the biography of members of the enslaved community laboring at Mount Vernon in the 18th century.

Teachers who register must be planning to teach in a formal K-12 school environment in Virginia for the 2023-2024 school year.

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Add to Calendar 08/08/2023 17:00:00 08/08/2023 20:00:00 America/New_York STEAM Teacher Workshop: Exploring Mount Vernon's Enslaved Community

Join Education staff and K-12 teachers from across Virginia to explore the many connections between STEAM and the history of George Washington’s Mount Vernon through the biography of members of the enslaved community laboring at Mount Vernon in the 18th century.

Teachers who register must be planning to teach in a formal K-12 school environment in Virginia for the 2023-2024 school year.

REGISTER

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Cost

Free

Location

Historic Area

Integrate History & Steam Concepts

Learn from various experts from Mount Vernon’s Historic Interpretation, Trades, and Preservation teams through presentations and VIP tours in and around the Historic area. 

Gain confidence in integrating history and STEAM concepts in an interdisciplinary context to support student learning while building a network of local peers. Attend with a teaching partner or collaborative team to design learning experiences to take back to your classroom, department, grade level, and/or school.

Registration Details

  • Teachers must be planning to teacher in a K-12 formal school setting in Virginia for the 2023-2024 school year. 
  • Priority will be given to teachers and/or coordinators working in Title 1 schools.
  • We highly recommend attending with a teaching partner or collaborative team.
  • Each workshop is limited to 40 teachers.
  • A waitlist will be made available after registration meets full capacity.

Questions? Please contact gwti@mountvernon.org.

 

Mount Vernon is pleased to partner with Virginia Council for the Social Studies for this workshop. 

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