Schedule for Cohort 3:

November 2004

  • November 29, 2004 4:30pm-7:30pm:
    • Content: Reception: End of Year One, Kick-off Year Two
    • Providers: Dr. Peter Stearns, Provost GMU, FCPS Staff
    • Location: Mt Vernon Estate, Alexandria, VA
    • Readings: Thinking History

January 2005

  • January 6, 2005 5-6:30pm (Optional):
    • Content: Book discussion
    • Providers: Dr. Kathleen Steeves
    • Location: GWU-Grad Ed Center, Arlingon
    • Readings: Jefferson’s Pillow by Dr. Roger Wilkins
    • pizza provided
  • January 11, 2005 All day 8:00am-4:00pm
    • Content: Seminar: Our Founding Documents
    • Pedagogy: Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners
    • Providers: Dr. Raymond Smock, Dr. Kathleen Steeves, Dr. Anna Chamot, Dr. Colin Green
    • Location: Mt. Vernon Estate, Alexandria, VA
    • Readings: Portrait of America, Vol I, selections 9-10
  • January 24, 2005 4:00-5:30pm
    • Content: Meeting: Optional Grad Credit (GMU)
    • Providers: Dr. Kelly Schrum
    • Location: Lacey Center Multipurpose Room
    • Notes: Requirements for the option of grad credit from GMU will be discussed.

February 2005

  • February 9, 2005 8:00am-4:00pm:
    • Content: Secondary: "Post 1945 US History," and Elementary: "Slavery and Freedom."
    • Pedagogy: "Locating/ evaluating on-line materials and primary sources"
    • Instructors: Dr. Charles Errico and Dr. Kelly Schrum
    • Location: GMU
    • Readings: Portrait of America: Elementary, volume 1, selection 5, 23, 24, and 25. Secondary, volume 2, selection 22, 23 27, and 29.

March 2005

  • March 16, All day, 9:00am-3:30pm:
    • Content: On-site Seminar, American Indians
    • Pedagogy: Using Museum Artifacts
    • Instructors: Dr. Herman Viola, Emil Her Many Horses, Asst Curator
    • Location: National Museum of the American Indian, Cultural Support Center, Suitland, MD
    • Readings: Portrait of America, Vol I, Selections 4 & 21, Vol II, Selection 3

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April 2005

  • April 6, 2005 4pm-8pm
    April 7-8, 2005 8am-4pm:
    • Content: "Westward Expansion and the Role of Minorities"
    • Instructors: Dr. Eliott West, Historian, Dr. Denis Denenberg, Dr. Cynthia Stout
    • Location: Davala Hall, Robinson Secondary
    • Readings: Portrait of America, Vol I, selection 3, 22, Vol II, selection 3.

May 2005

  • May 1, 2005
    • Draft of short lesson due to Alice in hard copy
  • May 4, 2005, 4:30pm-7:30pm: Elementary only
    • Content: "The Revolution"
    • Instructor: Dr. Charles Errico
    • Location: Dunn Loring, Assembly Room- 107
    • Readings: Portrait of America, volume 1, selections 6, 7, and 12
  • May 12, 2005, 4:30pm-7:30pm: Secondary only
    • Content: "The Vietnam War"
    • Instructor: Mr. Jud Sage
    • Location: Dunn Loring, Assembly Room- 107
    • Readings: Portrait of America, volume 2, selection 24
    • Notes: Lessons returned

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June 2005

  • June 11, 10:00am-1:00pm
    • Content: Regional Seminar:
    • Providers: Dr. Eric Foner
    • Location: Johnson Center Cinema, GMU
    • Readings: Portrait of America, Vol II, Selection 2
  • June 15, 2005
    • Revised short lesson due to Alice in hard copy and e-mail
  • June 28-29, 2005, 8:00am-4:00pm:
    • Content: "Abolition," "Race in America," & "World War II"
    • Pedagogy: "Using On-line Resources"
    • Instructors: Dr. Rosie Zagarri, Dr. Sharon Leon, Dr. Michael O’Malley, Dr. Zachary Schrag
    • Location: GMU - Robinson A, Room 111
    • Readings: readings will be sent in the PONY
  • June 30, 2005, 8am-4pm:
    • Content: "The Expansion and Mapping of America"
    • Pedagogy: LOC website, Using maps to teach
    • Instructors: LOC staff, FCPS staff
    • Location: Lacey Center, Multipurpose Room

September 2005

  • September 13, 2005-Elementary, September 15, 2005-Secondary 4:30-7:30pm
    • Content: Lesson sharing of extended lessons
    • Pedagogy: Using primary sources
    • Instructor: FCPS staff, Teacher Created Materials
    • Location: Lacey Center, Multipurpose Room
    • Readings: Bring draft of extended lesson to share
  • September 26, 2005
    • Draft of extended lesson due to Alice in hard copy

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October 2005

  • October 18, 2005, 4:30pm-7:30pm:
    • Content: "The Legacy of George Washington"
    • Pedagogy: Differentiating Primary Sources
    • Instructor: Dr. Peter Henriques
    • Location: Multipurpose Room, Westmore Center
    • Readings: Portrait of America, Vol. I, Selection 10

November 2005

  • November 10, 2005, all day:
    • Content: "Civil Rights"
    • Pedagogy: Teaching with Historic Places
    • Instructor: Dr. William Obrochata
    • Location: Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, VA
    • Readngs: Portait of America, Vol. II, Selections 11, 25, 26
    • Notes: Bus provided

December 2005

  • December 1, 2005
    • Final version of extended lesson due to Alice via email
  • December 12, 2005, 4:30pm-7:30pm:
    • End of Year Reception
    • Provider: Dr. Melanie McAlister
    • Location: Smith Auditorium, Mt. Vernon Estates

 

February 2006

  • February, 2006, All Day
    • Seminar

April 2006

  • April, 2006, All Day
    • Seminar

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