Schedule

2008-09 Cohort B Schedule

2008

March

March 12: Orientation, 4:30 – 7:00 p.m.

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

April

April 16: Historical Film Workshop on The Civil Rights Movement, 4:30-7:00 p.m.

With George Washington University Professor Melani McAlister.
Open to All LCPS Teachers. Not required for Cohort B.

May

May 28, Seminar, 4:30-7:00 p.m.

“Historical Thinking Skills,” with GMU Professor T. Mills Kelly

June

June 23-27: Summer Institute, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Cohort A & B will participate in all activities

GMU Loudoun Campus Rooms 232 and 235

  • June 23:
    • “Introduction and Thoughts on Teaching History,” with GMU Professor Christopher Hamner
    • “Locating and Evaluating Online Primary Sources,” with GMU Professor Sharon Leon
    • “Introduction to Content Themes,” with GMU Professor Christopher Hamner
  • June 24:
    • “Colonial America,” with GMU Professor Christopher Hamner
    • “Native Americans,” with College of William and Mary Professor Danielle Moretti-Langholtz
  • June 25:
    • Mount Vernon Site Visit
    • “The Early Republic and Founding Documents,” with GMU Professor Rosie Zagarri
  • June 26:
    • “Early Federal,” with GMU Professor Christopher Hamner
    • “Using Primary Sources,” with GMU Professor T. Mills Kelly
    • “Analyzing Online Primary Sources,” with GMU Professor Sharon Leon
  • June 27:
    • “Slavery,” with Georgetown Professor Adam Rothman
    • Lunch Presentation: National History Education Clearinghouse
    • “Antebellum,” with GMU Professor Christopher Hamner
    • Interactive Teaching Strategies Seminar with Sarah Whelan

July

July 7-11: Summer Institute, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

GMU Loudoun Campus Rooms 232 and 235

  • July 7:
    • Harpers Ferry Site Visit
    • “Civil War,” with GMU Professor Christopher Hamner
  • July 8:
    • “Reconstruction,” with GMU Professor Michael Bottoms
    • “Race/Jim Crow,” with GMU Professor Wendi Manuel-Scott
  • July 9:
    • “Progressive Era,” with GMU Professor Sharon Leon
    • “The Great Depression,” with GMU Professor Christopher Hamner
    • Interactive Teaching Strategies Seminar with Sarah Whelan
  • July 10:
    • “World War II,” with GMU Professor Christopher Hamner
    • “Civil Rights,” with GMU Professor Wendi Manuel-Scott
  • July 11:
    • “Cold War and Beyond,” with GMU Professor Christopher Hamner
    • Interactive Teaching Strategies, Content Survey, and Wrap-Up
  • July 15:
  • July 18:
    • Primary Source Activity Topics Due

August

August 25: National Archives and Records Administration Site Visit and Workshop

September

September/October: Teach Primary Source Activity and Write Case Study.

October

If not done in September, teach and write about primary source activities.
October 20: First Primary Source Activity Case Study Due
October 29: Annual Keynote Lecture, “Revolutionary Backlash: Women and Politics in the Early American Republic,” 4:30-7:00 p.m.

With George Mason University Professor Rosemarie Zagarri
Open to All LCPS Teachers. Not Required for Cohort B

November

November 24: Second Primary Source Activity Case Study Due

2009

January

January 14: Historical Film Workshop on Living with the Bomb: The Cold War and the Atomic Age in America, 4:30-7:00 p.m.

With George Mason University Professor Christopher Hamner
Open to All LCPS Teachers. Not required for Cohort B.

March

March 11: Closing Reception, 4:15-7:00 p.m.