Join Education staff in exploring the many connections between STEAM and the history of George Washington’s Mount Vernon and the 18th century through the lens of primary source objects, documents, and place. 

Register HERE

Add to Calendar 03/11/2023 10:00:00 03/11/2023 13:00:00 America/New_York STEAM Teacher Workshop: Using Primary Sources

Join Education staff in exploring the many connections between STEAM and the history of George Washington’s Mount Vernon and the 18th century through the lens of primary source objects, documents, and place. 

Register HERE

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Registration Opens on January 11

Program Date & Time

Cost

Free

Location

Online

Integrate History & Steam Concepts

Learn from various experts from Mount Vernon’s Historic Preservation and Interpretation teams, and Washington Library staff through presentations on topics such as object and artifact analysis, understanding primary source documents, and using place as a primary source. 

Gain confidence in integrating history and STEAM concepts in an interdisciplinary context to support student learning while building a network of local peers.

Registration Details

  • Educators must be currently working in K-12 formal school settings
  • Space is limited to 150 teachers.
  • A waitlist will be made available after registration meets full capacity.

Questions? Please contact gwti@mountvernon.org.

 

Sample Schedule

10:00-10:15 a.m., EST Opening
10:15 p.m-11:00 a.m., EST

Virtual Tour: Place as a Primary Source

Teaching with Place

11:00-11:15 a.m., EST Break
11:15-12:00 p.m., EST

Washington Library Collection: Document Analysis

Teaching with Documents

12:00-12:45 p.m., EST

Museum and Archaeology Collections: Objects Analysis

Teaching with Objects

12:45-1:00 p.m. Reflections

Workshop made possible through the generous support of Battelle

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