Teaching with Primary Sources Symposium in Charlottesville, Nov.8

Nearly 100 years ago on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month the guns and cannons along the Western Front stopped firing.

To help commemorate the centennial of Armistice Day and to honor the sacrifices made during WWI, VGA, in partnership with the Teaching with Primary Source Eastern Region, is offering a 1-day Teaching with Primary Sources Symposium. This symposium will be held on November 8th in Charlottesville, VA, from 8:45 Am to 3:30 PM.

Free lesson plans and software will be provided to each participant. Each attendee will also receive a $50 stipend for travel support. Registration is limited to the first 30 registrants.

Click here for more information and to register.

Workshop agenda:
• Keynote Presentation (Dr. Lynn Rainville): Doing Their Bit: The Role of Virginians in the Great War
• Hands on Workshop – Library of Congress’ Teaching with Primary Sources Program
• Hands On Workshop – Getting Started with GeoInquiries
• Hands On Workshop – Placing Primary Sources Story Maps & Lesson Plans

Program made possible by Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Eastern Region, Virginia Geographic Alliance, and Albemarle County Public Schools.

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