Schedule

2007-08 Cohort C Schedule

2007

April

April 25: Orientation, 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.

Discuss project requirements, website, and web modules. Teachers will receive project books and complete evaluation materials.

June

June 25-26: Summer Institute, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

GMU Loudoun Campus

  • June 25:
    • “Introduction and Thoughts on Teaching History,” with GMU Professor Christopher Hamner
    • “Locating and Evaluating Online Primary Sources,” with GMU Professor Sharon Leon
  • June 26:
    • “Analyzing Online Primary Sources,” with GMU Professor Sharon Leon
    • “Using Primary Sources in the Classroom,” with GMU Professor T. Mills Kelly
  • June 27:

August

August 15: Submit summary of two primary source activities to teach during September or October

September

September/October: Teach Primary Source Activities

Write and Submit case studies about your experience teaching each primary source activity

October

If not done in September, teach and write about primary sources activities

November

November 14: Historical film workshop on Vietnam, 4:30-6:45 p.m.

With George Mason University Professor Meredith Lair
Open to ALL LCPS Teachers

2008

February

February 5: Historical film workshop, Vanishing Act: Native Americans, History & Film, 4:30-6:45 p.m.

With George Washington University Professor Paula Petrik
Open to ALL LCPS Teachers

February 20: Annual Keynote Lecture, “Race, Reconstruction, and Civil Rights,” 4:30-6:45 p.m.

With George Mason University Professor Roger Wilkins
Open to ALL LCPS Teachers

April

April 10: Closing Reception and Presentation of Lesson Plans, 4:15-7:00 p.m.